Stage to be used for Super Bowl halftime show collapses; 4 workers injured

Legal News for Florida Personal Injury Attorneys. Four volunteer workers were injured when a part of the Super Bowl halftime stage collapsed.

Florida personal injury lawyers- Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to scene of stage collapse where four volunteer workers were injured.

Miami Gardens, FL—A segment of a stage, which will be used for the Super Bowl halftime show, collapsed on Tuesday evening, February 2, 2010, consequently injuring four volunteer workers. The incident occurred after 8 p.m. at the Sun Life Stadium, according to information provided by JustNews.com.

Volunteer workers were allegedly moving equipment and setting up a rehearsal stage outside of the stadium when a piece of the larger stage allegedly tipped over. The incident reportedly occurred in the northeast exterior corner of the stadium. As a result, four workers were injured.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue teams responded to the scene to transport the injured to hospitals to be treated by doctors and nurses. Two of the volunteer workers were allegedly airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital via medical helicopter as a precaution. Injuries were described as non-life threatening.

Workers at the scene of the incident allegedly reported that although the stadium is constantly busy as a means of preparation for the Super Bowl, safety is considered a chief priority. One worker allegedly stated, “I was pretty shocked, considering all the safety measured they have been taking out here.” According to CBS4.com, legendary English rock band, the Who is scheduled to headline the halftime show at the Sun Life Stadium.

Legal News Reporter: Sandra Quinlan- Legal News for Florida Personal Injury Lawyers.

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