Bayonne, NJ – International-Matex Tank Terminals Accident Sends Five to Hospital

Bayonne, NJ – International-Matex Tank Terminals Accident Sends Five to Hospital

Bayonne, NJ (August 30, 2019) – On August 28, the Bayonne Fire Department responded to the scene of a major accident at the International-Matex Tank Terminals plant located at 2 Commerce Street.

According to reports, just after 3 p.m., emergency crews met with the IMTT Fire Department regarding an industrial plant accident.

For unknown reasons, sodium hydroxide leaked out at the plant. Five individuals on-site suffered chemical burns and were provided medical care on the scene. The injured victims were later transported to area hospitals for further medical treatment.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation at this time.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the workers injured in this incident.

Work Place Accidents in New Jersey

Bayonne, NJ - International-Matex Tank Terminals Accident Sends Five to HospitalEvery year, hundreds of workers are injured on the job in New Jersey. Sadly, these incidents are often preventable when workers and employers follow rules and regulations established for their place of employment.

Being injured on the job can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. This is especially true in cases where their injuries force them out of work for an extended period. When victims are harmed in accidents due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial that they contact a workplace accident attorney in New Jersey to protect their legal rights.

New Jersey personal injury attorneys at Metro Law understand the days and weeks following a tragic workplace accident can be stressful. Not only are workers forced to go without the financial resources they need, but they are often left to deal with overwhelming physical and emotional pain and suffering. We firmly believe workers who are harmed due to unsafe work conditions deserve to recover from their accidents. Contact our workplace accident attorneys in New Jersey at (973) 344-6587 to explore legal options available for you.

Notes: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified. If you have identified any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us immediately, and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Metro Law strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in this post are not from the actual accident scene.