Workers injured in accident at Formosa Plastics plant in Point Comfort

POINT COMFORT, TX

The plant is located in the town of Point Comfort. The company says five workers were hurt while doing maintenance on an out-of-service tower. Medical helicopters airlifted four workers to Memorial Hermann Hospital and to Galveston. A fifth was taken by ambulance to a hospital in nearby Victoria.

The cause of the incident has not been disclosed.

Point Comfort is located on Lavaca Bay, just across from Port Lavaca.

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