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Monday, August 24, 2015 - 11:45
Gokart track evacuated after mercury spill
The Hezemans Indoor Karting track on Vijfkamplaan in Eindhoven had to be evacuated on Sunday night after an employee crashed a kart into a barrel of mercury. According to the AD, the accident happened around 10:00 p.m., one hour before the track closed. Mercury spilled on to the ground in the crash. Mercury vapors are poisonous and the track was evacuated as a precaution. The fire department cleaned up the spill and ventilated the property. No one was injured.