A beachfront house collapse has injured 9 people in California.
The incident which happened at approximately 5 p.m. (local time) on Saturday afternoon had the victims plummet approximately 5 meters onto the rocky shoreline below.
The whole drama took place at an oceanfront home just off the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, California, according to our Los Angeles sister station, KABC.
“there were probably like 10 people on the back deck and we heard a creak and I literally saw all my best friends and my girlfriend fall 15 feet onto the rocks,” said a man who spoke to KABC about the accident.
“It is a strange accident. Like, I don’t know, I don’t know how that happens. I don’t know how that happens. So, everything happens very fast . The platform literally just gave up. ” Witnesses say the group had gathered at the home on Saturday for a birthday party when the deck collapsed.
Local authorities reported that the rig’s integrity combined with the weight of too many people likely caused it to bend and send victims crashing into rocks, according to a KABC report. A total of nine people were injured in the collapse, including four who were taken for treatment at the hospital.
Authorities have not disclosed the extent of the injuries sustained in the crash, but none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening to those on the balcony. “We’re looking at roughly 10 to 15 feet … Down there are jagged rocks, big rocks, so it’s a very dangerous situation and thankfully no one was seriously injured or killed in this situation, ” Capt. Ron Haral said. Los Angeles County.
The Malibu Fire Department reported that it will send construction and safety inspectors who will assess the scene of the accident and determine if there is any structural damage to the house. ”It could have been a lot worse. But it’s pretty horrible, ”a man told KABC media.
On the other hand, crowds have had similar accidents in other parts of the world. Well, a tragic accident that went around the world left 45 people dead in a stampede produced during an Orthodox Jewish pilgrimage in northern Israel, in the largest mass event since the start of the Covid pandemic in the country.
“We counted 38 dead in the place but there are others in the hospital,” a spokesman for the Magen David Adom – Israeli equivalent of the Red Cross – told AFP .
For its part, the Ziv hospital, one of the centers where the victims were transferred, said it had recorded six deaths, so the provisional balance rose to 44 deaths . This Friday one of the injured died: the total rose to 45 dead .
As the hours go by, the balance increases. Rescuers announced “dozens” of deaths and serious injuries in this tragedy that occurred on Mount Meron.
In the middle of the night, ambulance sirens howled near the theater of the tragedy as first responders evacuated lifeless and wounded bodies.
Rescuers had initially said that a bleacher had collapsed to explain the injuries, before speaking of a gigantic “stampede” .
Ballon d’Or: Why Benzema Deserves The Title – Modric
As we draw closer to the much-talked Ballon D’or title, many soccer stars are now vetting for their preferred choice....
Ligue 1: Reason Why Ramos Will Not Make His Much-awaited Debut – PSG
What Mbappe’s Mother Said About His Contract Extension With PSG
Champions League: Messi Reveals What They Need To Do In PSG To Play Better
Worked So Hard, Didn’t See My Family For So Long – What Usyk Said After Defeating Anthony Joshua
EPL: Why I Left Chelsea & Joined Lyon – Emerson
Man Utd Carabao Cup Exit: What We Must Do For The Other Competitions Ahead – Bruno Fernandes
Gigi Lamayne Announces Her Departure From SA Hip Hop, Yet To Reveal The Next Genre She Taking Up
South African award-winning female rapper, Gigi Lamayne official made it open that she is leaving the hip hop genre for...
Am Catching Flights, You Catching Feelings – Mr JazziQ Says As He Celebrates 1M Instagram Followers
South African music producer, Mr JazziQ has officially upgraded his level in the photo-sharing website “Instagram” and has joined the...
Lady Du Celebrates Her Daughter’s Fifth Birthday In Style (Photos)
Lady Du’s daughter, Mia celebrated her fifth birthday yesterday and the singer had to surprise her with a breathtaking birthday...
What Universal Music Did To My Career – Heavy K
Afro House hitmaker, Heavy K has opened up on what he went through in the hands of his former record...
Stop Playing With Me – A Reece Warns Haters
South Africa Hip Hop music star, A Reece has sent a warning to all haters who said he became irrelevant...
I Only Do Amapiano When The Money Is Right – Prince Kaybee
South African music producer who has been going through lashes by his fans after he announced that he is working...
13-Story Residential Buiding In Taiwan Comepletly Razed Down By Fire, 46 Reportedly Dead
Taiwan: No fewer than 46 people lost their lives after a fire incident in a residential building in Southern Taiwan...