8-year-old girl from Pharr injured in fireworks accident
An 8-year-old girl was injured by fireworks Sunday afternoon, according to the city of Pharr.
At about 5 p.m. Sunday, Pharr fire and EMS officials responded to a fireworks accident involving an 8-year-old girl on the south side of Pharr.
The girl was sent to McAllen Medical Center with serious head trauma due to a projectile from fireworks, according to a news release from the city.
The girl is in stable condition, according to officials.
Pharr officials remind the public that fireworks are not permitted in the city.
Fines range from $200 to $1,000.