Early Saturday morning native time, excessive winds in Spain at Medusa Competition brought on 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 employees and organizers.
Pitchfork reported, “Of these injured, three suffered severe trauma accidents and 14 skilled minor accidents, in accordance with regional emergency providers. Reuters notes that 32 folks had been taken to the hospital.”
“We’re utterly devastated and dismayed at what occurred final morning. The administration of Medusa Competition wish to categorical our deep and honest condolences to the household and mates affected by the deadly penalties that occurred final evening,” competition organizers wrote on Fb. “It’s a day of mourning and respect for these affected. And they’ll have us for all the things they want. His insufferable struggling we additionally make ours.”
Festive Owl on Twitter shared a video of the excessive winds:
Extreme winds have brought on the primary stage to break down at an EDM competition in Spain killing one and injuring at the very least 40.
Because of this climate delays are all the time to be taken severely.
— Festive Owl (@TheFestiveOwl) August 13, 2022
through Pitchfork | Photograph through Wikimedia Commons