Three Injured in Acid Spill at Doe Run Smelting Plant in Herculaneum

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(KTVI) – Three people were injured in an industrial accident at Doe Run Smelting plant.

Officials from Doe Run say the three were burned in an acid spill just before 7:00 a.m. Tuesday.

One person was airlifted to St. John’s Mercy Medical Center and another was transported by ambulance to an area hospital. A third patient was taken to an urgent care facility.

None of their injuries are considered life-threatening.