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Mansfield Student Burned In Chemistry Lab Accident

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A lab technician works on a sample. (credit: FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

A lab technician works on a sample. (credit: FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

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MANSFIELD (AP) - A suburban North Texas high school student was burned when a chemistry lab experiment went awry.

The Mansfield Summit High School website says the unidentified student suffered first- and second-degree burns to his face and arms when the accident happened Monday afternoon. The website says the student was taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, where he was treated and discharged.

Mansfield is 15 miles southeast of Fort Worth.

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