The ground collapsed 1.40 meters under the weight of the spectators, causing minor injuries to twelve festival-goers.
The ground collapsed under the feet of festival-goersHyperweekend this Saturday, January 21. One “pogo“, a dance very common in concerts which consists of jostling frantically, was launched during the concert of rapper Nes around 10:30 p.m.
But a dull noise immobilized the dancers, as evidenced by several videos on social networks. The ground collapsed 1.40 meters, and the singer stopped his concert to ask “if everything goes well“. According to the Paris police headquarters, the slab gave way under the weight of the spectators.
Twelve minor injuries are to be deplored. “Good evening everyone, in one of the spaces of the Maison de la Radio et de la Musique, a floor slab has collapsed. For security reasons, the space is closed to the public. Security services are on hand to make sure everyone is ok“, immediately let Radio France know.
Firefighters arrived on site around 11 p.m. and spectators were evacuated. Radio France has since presented its “most sincere apologies” for the “fear and emotionthat the incident caused.