Railing collapse leaves over 40 injured at Snoop Dogg concert

Some fans fell 10 feet onto a concrete walkway below.

The unfortunate incident, which occurred at around 10:30pm local time, led to calls from Snoop and Wiz for the fans to stand up. Thirty-one people were taken to Camden's three hospitals - Cooper University Hospital, Lourdes Medical Center, and Virtua Camden - and three others to Kennedy University Hospital in Cherry Hill, he said.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the railing separated the pavilion's lawn from inside seating and collapsed when concertgoers leaned on it.

The Snoop and Wiz High Road Tour show was cancelled following the incident. 'And the gate broke. I couldn't move. I literally thought I was dying.

Emergency responders began arriving, taking injured parties to five hospitals surrounding the city for medical treatment. At least 42 people were injured as dozens upon dozens of fans fell on top of each other.

The concert was halted following the collapse and was later abandoned.

Concert organiser Live Nation said some of its employees were among the injured. It was so scary, ' she told the network.

Most of the 42 injured had broken bones, bumps and bruises and one was critically injured, authorities said.

A Camden, NJ city spokesman said the venue has no history of code violations or building maintenance issues.

Concertgoer Katie Colbridge said the show, which was about halfway finished, stopped abruptly when the accident happened. Representatives for Live Nation Entertainment LYV.N , which operates the venue, did not respond to a request for comment on Saturday morning. That's when people rushed toward the railing and it collapsed.

Vanessa Coleman

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