At least four people were killed and 40 wounded after whipping winds sent metallic phase of rigged hangs down in the crowd with a concert at the Indiana State Fair on Saturday night, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.
Around 9 p.m. at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand during a break, according to Jill Schmidt, regional manager for the Indianapolis Police Mission, the accident occurred.
Three children were Riley Hospital for children and eight adults to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Wishard Memorial Hospital, 17 patients, children and adults were treated for injuries, none of them life-threatening, according to hospital spokeswoman. None of the performers were injured.
At around 9: 30 p.m., the singer-songwriters Jennifer and Kristian Bush of Sugarland's concert begins acting posted on the Twitter account: "we are all right. We pray for our fans, and the people of Indianapolis. We hope you will join us. Need your forces. "shortly after, the video of YouTube and Facebook landscape. In one, powder lashes across the sky before the fraudulent collapses over the screaming crowd.
In hospitals, emergency room workers were called to a Methodist, a staff of 50 considering it seriously injured Saturday evening as walk-ins over a dozen spilled through the night.
"It is a very serious situation, particularly when you need to call most of emergency crews yourself," said Kristofer Karol, a representative of Indiana University Health which operates Methodist and Riley. Would not say what kind of injuries were treated. "It is under control here, but all of us to work through this," he said.
At 10: 30, Sara Bareilles, the night of other performer, posted on Twitter, "I feel so helpless and unvoiced. Send love and prayers in Indianapolis tonight.