Early Saturday morning native time, excessive winds in Spain at Medusa Pageant 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 have 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 critical trauma accidents and 14 skilled minor accidents, in response to regional emergency companies. Reuters notes that 32 individuals have been taken to the hospital.”
“We’re fully devastated and dismayed at what occurred final morning. The administration of Medusa Pageant wish to specific our deep and honest condolences to the household and pals 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 every thing 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 competition in Spain killing one and injuring at the very least 40.
For this reason climate delays are at all times to be taken critically.
— Festive Owl (@TheFestiveOwl) August 13, 2022
by way of Pitchfork | Picture by way of Wikimedia Commons