Cab driver injured by fireworks at O'Hare

December 30, 2010 7:50:45 PM PST
A cab driver is hospitalized after she apparently lit fireworks inside her taxi at O'Hare airport.

Police say a driver for American Taxi was playing with fireworks when one exploded, seriously injuring her hand.

The sound of the explosion could be heard for several blocks around the airport's suburban cab lot at about 3 p.m. Thursday.

Chicago Bomb and Arson Police are investigating the incident.