Field worker burned by in sulfuric acid spill in Aromas

A field worker suffered burns this morning after a 1,200-gallon drum of sulfuric acid spilled on him in Aromas, KION Central Coast News reported .

The spill occurred at San Juan and Murphy Roads. Emergency crews flew the field worker to a San Jose Hospital, the California Highway Patrol said, according to KION.

The accident led crews to temporarily close Murphy Road between San Juan Road and Highway 129.

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