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Man, 22, seriously injured by aerial firework in Ewa Beach

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / AUG. 31
                                A city ambulance travels with its sirens and lights activated along Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / AUG. 31

    A city ambulance travels with its sirens and lights activated along Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu.

Emergency Medical Services paramedics responded to a 22-year-old man who was seriously injured this afternoon by an aerial firework in Ewa Beach.

EMS said the incident occurred at 1:16 p.m. in the area of Hapalua Street and Fort Weaver Road.

The man suffered injuries to his hand, chest and face “resulting from an aerial firework that went awry,” EMS said in a report.

Paramedics treated the man and transported him to a hospital in serious condition.

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