Motorola's Droid 2 Allegedly Explodes in User's Face
Aron Embry had to get stitches to hold his left ear in place after the screen on his Droid 2, he said, exploded while he was using it. But at least one expert with 10 years in the cell phone business isn't buying Embry's story; he's never heard of or seen an exploding cell phone. Without health insurance, Embry is hoping to get some money from Motorola, which manufactures the Droid 2.
Aron Embry said he was getting into his car while trying to make a call when he heard a popping noise.
"I heard a pop. I didn't feel any pain initially. I pulled the phone down. I felt something dripping. I realized that it was probably was blood. I went into the house and as I got into the bathroom and once I got to the mirror and saw it, it was only then I kinda looked at my phone and noticed the screen had appeared to burst outward," he said.
He drove to the school where his wife works to tell her what happened and to get her to take pictures. That's when she called 911.
"My first thought was oh my gosh he's been in a car wreck. It looked like his neck had been cut because there's so much blood everywhere," Kara Embry said.
Read the full story at My Fox DFW.