MERRITT ISLAND (Florida). According to his friend on Tuesday night during fireworks displays, the fingers of a Brevard County resident were torn off.
The accident took place at a residential complex located on Ligustram Lane, near North Courtney Boulevard, Merritt Island.
Officials said Ryan Dobard was airlifted from his injury to the hospital with a severe hand injury.
A friend said that the victim’s fingers had been frozen at the hospital. Doctors will attempt to reattach them.
Sheron Cosby stated, “At first, we thought he was just playing, but his arm just broke.”
Cosby claimed that he ran to the second-floor balcony, where fireworks were lit to aid his friend.
“I saw blood just rush up into the air. It was insane, right there on the balcony,” Cosby stated.
A friend said that the victim lost his eyebrows and that the blast also affected his hearing.