Circus scaffolding COLLAPSES at family Christmas event in Manchester – three injured

Circus scaffolding COLLAPSES at family Christmas event in Manchester – three injured

Lines of rows of seating caved in at a Winter Funland event in Trafford. The incident happened at 7pm this evening. The seating was held together by scaffolding, the Sun Online reports.

Pictures uploaded onto social media show rows of red seating having been sucked in through a sunken floor.

The event has been evacuated as a result.

Police were on the scene, along with paramedics to help the injured.

The ages of those injured and their conditions are not yet known.

A spokesman for Winter Funland confirmed to the Manchester Evening News at least three people have been hurt.

Witnesses said at least 20 seats fell in leaving children in tears.

This is a breaking news story.

More to follow…

Published at Sat, 14 Dec 2019 21:25:00 +0000