8-year-old injured in fireworks incident transferred to DHR hospital

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The 8-year-old Pharr girl injured in a fireworks incident on Sunday night has been transferred to DHR Hospital in Edinburg.

PHARR, Texas (KVEO)—An 8-year-old girl from Pharr suffered what officials described as “serious head trauma” in a fireworks accident Sunday night.

According to a news release from city officials, Pharr firefighters and emergency medical services responded to the accident around 5 p.m.

The girl was sent to McAllen Medical Center after she was injured “due to a projectile from fireworks,” says the news release.

The city did not release any details about the girl’s current condition or the location of the incident.

This is a developing story and will bring you the latest details as soon as they become available.

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