Woman's foot severed in Chicago fireworks blast
CHICAGO – Chicago police say a woman's foot was severed while she watched fireworks on the city's southwest side.
Authorities said a 32-year-old woman lost her left foot around 11 p.m. Thursday. Her right foot also was injured. Meanwhile, a 34-year-old woman who was nearby also received fourth-degree burns to her left leg.
Police spokesman Michael Sullivan said the women were hurt after they saw a "light" come toward them and explode as they watched fireworks in a park.
The two are in serious condition at a hospital.