Man Hospitalized After Fireworks Accident in NW Miami-Dade - NBC 6 South Florida

Man Hospitalized After Fireworks Accident in NW Miami-Dade

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    Man Badly Injured in Fireworks Mishap

    A man was injured after a firework exploded in his hand. NBC 6's Melissa Adan reports

    (Published Monday, Jan. 1, 2018)

    A man was rushed to the hospital after he was severely injured in a firework incident at a New Year's party in northwest Miami-Dade.

    The incident happened outside a home in the 5000 block of Northwest 186th Street, as New Year's revelers were setting off fireworks in the street.

    Witnesses said the man, later identified by family members as 25-year-old Orlando Perez, had a firework go off in his hand. The man may have lost some fingers in the blast, the witnesses said.

    Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said the man was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center, where his exact condition was unknown.

    Man Badly Injured in Fireworks Mishap in Miami-Dade

    [MI] Man Badly Injured in Fireworks Mishap in Miami-Dade

    A man was airlifted to the hospital after he was injured in a fireworks mishap in NW Miami-Dade on New Year's.

    (Published Monday, Jan. 1, 2018)

    Family members said Perez was undergoing surgery Monday afternoon.

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