Eight people were taken to a hospital early Saturday after a fireworks display sent shrapnel into a crowd celebrating the Lunar New Year, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.
The accident at the intersection of Westminster Avenue and North Euclid Street was reported at 12:11 a.m., said OCFA Capt. Carlos Huerta.
One of the injured was sent to a trauma center, Huerta said.
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The fireworks were professional grade and Santa Ana police were not investigating the accident, according to the department. The accident was being investigated by the OCFA, however.