Twenty Injured After Linkin Park Stage Collapse

Category: Music / Nov 07, 2012 6:01PM EDT
The city of Cape Town and promoter Big Concerts confirmed that twenty concert attendees were injured at the Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday (November 7) evening when a temporary scaffolding structure in the stadium collapsed due to high winds. City emergency services, including doctors, paramedics and Disaster Risk Management staff assisted immediately. The injured were treated on scene and have been taken to nearby hospitals for further medical attention. The incident occurred when high wind speeds caused the collapse of the structure which was a branding activation, located adjacent to the stadium forecourt on the Cape Town CBD side of the venue. The stadium gates were re-opened to concert attendees and latest reports are that the concert is going ahead as planned.