Pulaski Man Airlifted To Hospital Following NYE Fireworks Explosion

The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office said a man is in the hospital following a fireworks incident on New Year's Eve.

The sheriff's office said they got a call around midnight on New Year's Day for medical assistance needed in the 4700 block of Clarks Ferry Road.  Upon arrival, deputies found an 18-year-old man with severe hand and facial injuries. 

He was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital and his condition is unknown. 

The identify of the victim has not been released. 

The sheriff's office says that alcohol does appear to be a factor in this incident which remains an active investigation. 

Photo:  MGN

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