Man hurt at display

A MAN was taken to hospital over the weekend after a firework exploded in his face.

Paramedics were called to a house in Abbey Road, Sudbury, after reports that a firework had gone off in the face of a man in his 40s.

Ambulance crews arrived at the scene shortly after the incident took place, at about 9pm on Sunday.

The man was treated before being taken to West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.