Early Saturday morning native time, excessive winds in Spain at Medusa Competition induced a part of the primary stage to break down, leading to one demise and greater than 20 injured.
After winds exceeding 51 mph had been clocked, the primary stage was evacuated however many apparently stayed behind in opposition to the official orders of workers and organizers.
Pitchfork reported, “Of these injured, three suffered critical trauma accidents and 14 skilled minor accidents, based on regional emergency companies. Reuters notes that 32 individuals had been taken to the hospital.”
“We’re fully devastated and dismayed at what occurred final morning. The administration of Medusa Competition want to specific our deep and honest condolences to the household and buddies affected by the deadly penalties that occurred final evening,” pageant organizers wrote on Fb. “It’s a day of mourning and respect for these affected. And they’re going to have us for all the pieces they want. His insufferable struggling we additionally make ours.”
Festive Owl on Twitter shared a video of the excessive winds:
Extreme winds have induced the primary stage to break down at an EDM pageant in Spain killing one and injuring no less than 40.
This is the reason climate delays are at all times to be taken severely.
— Festive Owl (@TheFestiveOwl) August 13, 2022
through Pitchfork | Photograph through Wikimedia Commons