New York – A young teenage boy suffered a serious injury when he was suddenly hit in the face by fireworks. Reports show that the boy suffered severe facial injuries during the accident after a set of illegal fireworks were fired in his direction. It is unclear as to where and how the group of teens obtained the dangerous fireworks. However, police are investigating to determine if negligence or neglect played a role in this accident with injuries. Doctors say that the boy was brought to the trauma center at Stony Brook University Hospital on Long Island for emergency care. He was determined to have suffered significant burn injuries as well as other damage from his wounds. Specialists say that such an injury can also cause broken bones, head injury and even traumatic brain injury (TBI). The accident victim was hospitalized due to his injuries but it is unclear whether he suffered a TBI. Residents in the area complain that dangerous amounts of fireworks were fired off and some are outraged that police and parents did not do more to prevent this tragedy. See this article for further details about these fireworks injuries.
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