At least eight people were injured as a result of an accident that occurred around 11 pm Friday night in the city of Cheap flights from Punta Arenasin the region of Magallanes.
In the middle of holding the Festival of the Solstice, organized by the Municipality to celebrate the arrival of summer, part of the stage collapsed He rode at the intersection of Costanera del Estrecho Avenue with Ignacio Carrera Pinto, when he recently finished the Santaferia group show.
At this moment Santa Fair sounds @Santaferia in the Strait Coast of Punta Arenas celebrating the 170th anniversary of our city. American Capital of Culture #puq @ClaudioRadonich # 500 years pic.twitter.com/jhOhT9cTWp
– PUNTA ARENAS (@ munipuq) December 22, 2018
Eduardo Bahamondes, commander of the Punta Arenas Fire Department, said he was alerted by Carabineros around 10:45 pm, and when the companies arrived at the scene they found no victims, but "six people with different injuries" in the first case, and then two others were reported.
The injured are seven adults and a minor, including an officer Carabineros, which were attended by the assistants, the SAMU and transferred to the Clinical Hospital of Magalhães.
"None at risk of life"
Alexis Millalonco, one of the lifeguards, specified that the majority of those affected are young and they present "traumatism crushing a metal structure, but smaller, fortunately".
"Being of low weight, the metallic structure generated little trauma; especially blunt, life-threatening injuries"he said, and confirmed that the victims were" transferred preventively to the Magellan Hospital, but no one is at risk of life"
The victims were "transferred preventively to the Hospital de Magalhães" (Photo: Juan Carlos Álvarez)