2 injured after firework rocket explodes in man's hand in Liberty City

Man, woman suffer burns with 99 Brand Empire Strikes Rockets

By Andrea Torres - Digital Reporter/Producer

The packaging of the 99 Brand Empire Strikes Rockets was still on the ground after two people were injured by the fireworks in Liberty City.

MIAMI - A man suffered a hand injury and a woman was injured while they were setting off fireworks Tuesday afternoon in Miami's Liberty City. 

Miami police and paramedics were called to Northwest Seventh Court and Northwest 60th Street.

There were two chairs at the corner and there was blood on the sidewalk. The packaging of the 99 Brand Empire Strikes Rockets was still on the ground. 

Paramedics took the man and the woman to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. 

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