Worker reportedly injured by exploding tire

Published on Thursday, 13 February 2014 09:53 - Written by

BY KENNETH DEAN, kdean@tylerpaper.com

Emergency personnel are responding to a local tire shop after an employee was reportedly injured by an exploding tire.

According to emergency radio traffic, the tire exploded in the man's face at the Chema Tire Shop on South Vine Avenue near Fifth Street in Tyler.

TylerPaper.com will bring additional details as they become available.