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Child Injured By Fireworks In New Rochelle

D’Onofrio Park in New Rochelle.
D’Onofrio Park in New Rochelle. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A child was reportedly injured at D’Onofrio Park in New Rochelle after suffering an injury from a firework during Fourth of July celebrations.

According to multiple reports, paramedics were dispatched to the park at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday after the child suffered blunt trauma from an exploding firework.

The injuries were reportedly not life-threatening. Officials noted on Wednesday that it was not a display, and fireworks are not permitted at D'Onofrio Park.  He was transported to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx. His condition was not immediately available on Wednesday.

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