(KXAN-TV) Metro police’s bomb squad assisted Vanderbilt neurosurgeons as they operated on a Rutherford County man who was critically injured in a fireworks accident.
Juan Diaz-Castrejon was playing around with fireworks Saturday night at a friend’s home when the commercial grade artillery shell exploded into his skull.
The 35-year-old man was severely injured in the accident.
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“I thought he was going to die,” said friend Glen Salas. “Juan is a nice guy. Someone you want to hang out with, but sometimes he does crazy things.”