Thomson ReutersJuly 5, 2013 08:01
By Alex Dobuzinskis
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A major accident at an Independence Day fireworks show in Simi Valley, California, left dozens of spectators injured, police said on Friday, as suspicion fell on a collapsed launching platform as the cause.
"What we understand is potentially one of the launching stations fell over, resulting in ignited fireworks going into the crowd," Simi Valley police spokesman Sergeant Tom Meyer said.
There was no sign of foul play, Simi Valley police said in a statement.