HIGHTSTOWN, N.J. (CBS) –- A hazmat situation at a high school in New Jersey Friday morning sent a teacher to the hospital.
The incident happened at about 8:45 a.m. at Hightstown High School on Leshin Lane in Mercer County.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society To Preview Plans For 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show
According to authorities, a chemistry teacher passed out in the classroom possibly in reaction to a chemical spill. The teacher was taken to a local hospital in an unknown condition.READ MORE: Firefighters Save Bride's Wedding Dress After Fire Breaks Out At Normandy Farm Hotel In Blue Bell
As a precaution, students at the high school were evacuated and were transported to nearby Peddie School.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Officials To Provide COVID-19 Vaccination Program Update
The incident remains under investigation.