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Simi Valley Fireworks Videos Goes Viral On Internet; Nearly 40 injured

The horrific fire works accident in Simi Valley on 4th of July has become a viral video on You Tube within the past 24 hours.

More than one million views on at least three different clips have been registered since the accident took place that injured at least 40 people, with at least one person being listed in critical condition.

Authorities on Friday said they believe at least one pyrotechnic device prematurely detonated causing a chain reaction that tipped over other pyrotechnics and launched them into the crowd of spectators.

Official logo of City of Simi Valley

Official logo of City of Simi Valley (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The major fireworks malfunction at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park at 9:20 p.m. injured at least 28 people, who suffered minor to severe injuries. An estimated 8,000 to 10,000 people were gathered to watch the professional fireworks display.

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