20 sickened by chemical spill in Abingdon

Posted at 5:15 PM, Mar 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-24 17:21:26-04

A chemical leak inside an industrial park in Abingdon sickened 20 people Friday afternoon.

Emergency crews responded to a hydrogen peroxide leak inside the Riverside Industrial Complex around 4 p.m.

Twenty people reported symptoms and four were taken to an area hospital for minor respiratory issues.

Hazmat and fire units are clearing the scene.