BERKELEY (CBS SF) — A student was injured Tuesday afternoon in a lab explosion on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley, police said.
A UC Berkeley graduate student was working in Hildebrand Hall at about 3:30 p.m. when the explosion occurred.READ MORE: Top San Jose Officials Blast Bail Policies After Murder Suspects Released While Awaiting Trial
The student was wearing safety glasses but was taken to a hospital for injuries to her forehead.READ MORE: Drought Emergency: Water Districts Across Bay Area, California Warned Not To Expect Shipments From State
The student was working with nitrogen when apparently overpressurization occurred, causing a glass chamber to shatter and hit her in the face, according to police and the Office of Environment Health & Safety.MORE NEWS: COVID: Omicron Variant Found In San Francisco, Are New Travel Rules Looming?
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