Explosion in Hollister seriously injures 1 child Friday evening

An explosion in Hollister seriously injured one child Friday evening. The explosion was reported at 5:39 pm at Sierra Court in Hollister.According to investigators on scene, a child was found hurt with life-threatening injuries from the explosion. An officer treated the victim who was later flown to a trauma center. The victim is expected to survive.Upon further investigation of the scene, several homemade and improvised explosive devices were found. One of those explosives had unexpectedly exploded and caused traumatic injury to the victim.The Monterey County Bomb Team responded and assisted in defusing the additional explosives.

An explosion in Hollister seriously injured one child Friday evening.

The explosion was reported at 5:39 pm at Sierra Court in Hollister.

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According to investigators on scene, a child was found hurt with life-threatening injuries from the explosion. An officer treated the victim who was later flown to a trauma center. The victim is expected to survive.

Upon further investigation of the scene, several homemade and improvised explosive devices were found.

One of those explosives had unexpectedly exploded and caused traumatic injury to the victim.

The Monterey County Bomb Team responded and assisted in defusing the additional explosives.

Contributed by local news sources

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