HERRIMAN, Utah (ABC4 News) – A man was taken to the hospital Thursday night after he was injured by a malfunctioning firework.
It incident happened on the 1300 block of Alonzo Way in Herriman.
Herriman police said a 34-year-old man sustained “serious lacerations and burns” after a firework exploded in his face.
Police said there was no alcohol involved in the incident, and it appears to just have been a faulty firework.
The man was transported to the hospital. Police said his injuries are not life-threatening. There were concerns about the type of chemicals the man came in contact with when the firework exploded.