Woman suffers severe eye injury after getting hit in the face with firework in New Jersey

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022
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A woman suffered a severe eye injury when she was struck in the face by a firework in New Jersey Monday night.

TEANECK, New Jersey (WABC) -- A woman suffered a severe eye injury when she was struck in the face by a firework in New Jersey Monday night.

It happened just after 9:30 p.m. at a home on Stuyvesant Road in Teaneck.

Police say they received a 911 call of a 40-year-old woman who was hit in the eye by a firework and was bleeding.

Upon arrival, officers located the victim.

She was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center for treatment of a serious eye injury.

At this point, there is no update on her condition.

The circumstances of the incident have not yet been released.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

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