Child, 3 Others Hurt In Fireworks Mishap
STERLING HEIGHTS (WWJ/AP) – A home fireworks show in Macomb County took a scary turn.
Police said four people including a child were hurt in a Sterling Heights neighborhood when fireworks set off in a street went awry.
Police said a projectile tube tipped over Thursday and shot into a garage. Police said the people in the area were injured, and the 8-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital but is expected to be OK.
Police also said the back window of a van shattered during the mishap. The person who set up the fireworks received a violation.
Meantime, authorities on the west side of the state said a 30-year-man also was injured Thursday in the Calhoun County community of Springfield as he was trying to light fireworks. WOOD-TV reports he was taken to a Kalamazoo hospital with burns and a broken wrist.
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