Early Saturday morning native time, excessive winds in Spain at Medusa Competition prompted a part of the primary stage to break down, leading to one loss of life and greater than 20 injured.
After winds exceeding 51 mph had been clocked, the primary stage was evacuated however many apparently stayed behind towards the official orders of workers and organizers.
Pitchfork reported, “Of these injured, three suffered critical 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 specific our deep and honest condolences to the household and buddies affected by the deadly penalties that occurred final night time,” 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 things they want. His insufferable struggling we additionally make ours.”
Festive Owl on Twitter shared a video of the excessive winds:
Extreme winds have prompted the primary stage to break down at an EDM pageant in Spain killing one and injuring not less than 40.
For this reason climate delays are all the time to be taken severely.
— Festive Owl (@TheFestiveOwl) August 13, 2022
by way of Pitchfork | Picture by way of Wikimedia Commons