Several Injured At Site Of Ultra Music Festival
March 15, 2013 at 4:27 AM (PT)
MIAMI Fire Rescue crews responded to the site of the ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL after several stage elements collapsed THURSDAY night.
CBS/MIAMI reports, "Four people were injured when a suspended LED light and screen display fell as people were working on the stage below, according to MIAMI Fire Lt. IGNATIUS CARROLL. Two of the people injured were trapped under the equipment and were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital in critical condition. Lt. CARROLL described their injuries as 'life threatening'."
Organizers of the ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL released this statement, "TODAY (THURSDAY, MARCH 14th) as preparations were being made for this weekend’s ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL, a section of an LED screen fell and injured two workers. Fire Rescue was on site so there was a rapid response. Festival organizers are working with, and supporting, authorities as they investigate the details behind the accident."