Home / news / 42 Injured After Railing Collapse at Snoop Dogg Gig

42 Injured After Railing Collapse at Snoop Dogg Gig

A railing collapsed during an outdoor concert by Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa in New Jersey Friday night, injuring 42 people, officials said.

The railing separated concertgoers from the stage at the BB&T Pavillion in Camden, New Jersey, located across the Delaware River from Philadelphia.

The incident happened around 10 p.m.

@Rosenbergradio @cthagod snoop dog and wiz concert Camden New Jersey pic.twitter.com/476FzwPau1

— christina kinne (@cak2014) August 6, 2016

#TheHighRoadTour hope they are ok pic.twitter.com/NXFNrJ65sg

— claire (@everyleave) August 6, 2016

The 42 injured concert-goers were transported to several local hospitals, according to Camden County fire department and EMS officials. Seventeen of the injured were transported via a mass causality bus, while the remaining 25 were taken by ambulance transports.

PHOTO: 42 people were injured after a railing collapsed at a concert headlined by rappers Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa in Camden, New Jersey, on August 5, 2016.Twitter/@everyleave
42 people were injured after a railing collapsed at a concert headlined by rappers Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa in Camden, New Jersey, on August 5, 2016.
PHOTO: A railing collapsed during a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert in Camden, New Jersey, on August 5, 2016.Twitter/@ESPO_YMCMB
A railing collapsed during a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert in Camden, New Jersey, on August 5, 2016.

Officials said all of the injuries appear relatively minor.

The concert was about halfway finished when the railing collapsed. Concert-goer Christina Kinne tells ABC News there was a lot of commotion following the collapse, and the rest of the concert was cancelled.

ABC News' Brendan Rand and Rex Sakamoto contributed to this report.

source

About redox

Check Also

House Speaker Paul Ryan Wins GOP Nomination to Run Again

House Speaker Paul Ryan has defeated a longshot Republican primary challenger who had been praised by Donald Trump