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KU Hospital says 4 patients admitted with fireworks injuries

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Posted at 2:48 PM, Jul 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 15:48:17-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — During the last 48 hours, the University of Kansas Hospital said it has treated seven people for fireworks-related injuries.

The hospital said four of the seven people were admitted to the hospital, including one patient listed as 2 years-old, in a release Friday.

The most common injuries were to people's hands and eyes.

Mortar rounds and sparklers were the most common source of the injuries.