Lakewood man suffers ‘severe’ injuries in fireworks mishap

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LAKEWOOD — A 49-year-old man was seriously injured by a firework Sunday night, Lakewood police said in a news release.

It happened just after 10 p.m. in the 15600 block of Lake Avenue.

According to the news release, the man, who is a Lakewood resident, suffered “severe injuries to his left hand and right leg.”

He was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he is listed in stable condition.

Lakewood police are investigating the incident.

Further details were not immediately released.