Fireworks blow up in man’s face, another man’s hands are severed

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – Two men were severely injured while shooting fireworks Sunday night in the Northeast Side. San Antonio police say about 200 car club members were doing donuts and burnouts in the parking lot of Eisenhauer Road Flea Market when the fireworks accidents occurred.

Police say 18-year-old David Huerta and another teen were  lighting a mortar shell when it exploded, blowing Huerta’s hands off.

The other teen lost three fingers in one hand and suffered injuries to his other hand and his eyes.

Both men were rushed to San Antonio Military Medical Center.

San Antonio police are investigating.

Eisenhauer Road Flea Market/KTSA Photo-Elizabeth Ruiz






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