27 Apr 2012

Two taken to hospital after chemical spill

6:19 pm on 27 April 2012

Two people have been taken to hospital with breathing difficulties following a chemical spill in Auckland.

Emergency services were called to Savill Drive in Mangere at midday when 40 containers of sodium hydroxide solution fell off a vehicle.

About about three of the containers ruptured and spilt 60 litres of the chemical.