10 Injured After Freak Weather Causes Scaffolding To Collapse In Australia

Category: World / Aug 07, 2013 9:06AM EDT

Freak weather has caused 10 people to be rushed to hospital in Perth Australia: A water spout which is a huge vortex of water disrupted a construction site, which then caused scaffolding to collapse at a building site.

The injuries reported were mainly broken bones and spinal problems, witnesses recalled the moment of impact:

"Some workers fell and dropped approximately three meters."

"Ah, it was just like a deck of cards was getting thrown through the sky. It was amazing. It was pretty sickening really, not something you expect every day."

An investigation into the freak accident is now underway.


Video Courtesy Of Reuters