Firework explodes in man's hand in Collin County

A 22-year old man severely injured his right hand when a firework exploded in it early Sunday morning.

He was flown to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.

It happened around 4:00 Sunday morning in northeast Collin County near the town of Josephine at a home near FM 1778 and CR 597.

The man was at a party, according to the Josephine fire chief.

No one else was hurt.