VIDEO | Accident at a festival in Spain: One person died and dozens were injured

One person died and dozens were injured during a music festival in Spain that ended in tragedy when strong gusts of wind caused a partial collapse of the stage / August 13, 2022 / Photo: EPA-EFE/Natxo Frances

One person was killed and dozens injured during a music festival in Spain that ended in tragedy when strong gusts of wind caused a partial collapse of the stage.

The incident happened at 4:50 a.m. local time at the Medusa - Circus of Madness festival, which was held on the beach in Cujera, about XNUMX kilometers south of Valencia.

Attendees leave the location where the festival was held / August 13, 2022 / Photo: EPA-EFE/NATXO FRANCES

Out of a total of 40 injured, three are in serious condition. According to the Spanish media, the deceased is a man in his 20s. He was hit with objects from the partially destroyed festival stage.

About 320 spectators attended the event and were immediately evacuated.

Footage posted on social media showed the scale of the disaster – strong winds lashed the festival site, debris from the stage flew through the air and trees swayed menacingly.

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