Wicksteed Park Fireworks incident 05/11/2005

Eleven injured as firework shoots into crowd at display

Doctors were operating on a 10-year-old boy last night who suffered major burns to his legs after the firework flew into the 15,000-strong crowd at Wicksteed Park, an amusement park near Kettering in Northamptonshire.

Eleven hurt in accident at firework show

Police and safety officials yesterday launched an investigation after 11 people, five of them children, were hurt when a firework shot into the crowd during an organised display in Northamptonshire on bonfire night.

11 injured as firework hits crowd at display

Two children and an adult remain in hospital today after a firework “went astray” into a crowd watching a Bonfire Night display in England.


A BOY aged 10 and a woman were badly burned and a man may be blinded in a separate series of horrific Bonfire Night accidents last night.

Firm sorry over firework horror

The organiser of a fireworks display in Northamptonshire, where 11 people were injured, has apologised to those hurt.

Three firework victims 'stable'

Three children were still in hospital on Monday after a firework hurt 11 people at an organised Bonfire Night display on Saturday.

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