LED screen collapses injures 4 at festival


Photo: Website – Ultra Music Festival

According to CNN a large LED screen collapsed injuring 4 people Thursday night at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida.

The accident occurred around 7:45 p.m. during setup at the main stage, located in Bayfront Park.

Miami Fire Rescue stated that there were two crew members trapped upon arrival, with a total of four victims. One was treated and released at the scene with the other three being transported to Ryder Trauma Center. Two of the crew members are listed in critical condition

Authorities are inspecting the stage to ensure it’s structurally sound. The festival is set to begin tomorrow and spans two weekends.

The Ultra Music Festival posted on their Facebook page, “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.”

This is the 15 year anniversary of the electronic dance music festival and the first time it will run over two weekends, with an expected attendance of over 330,000 fans.

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