Railing Collapse at Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa Concert Injures 42

Railing Collapse at Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa Concert Injures 42

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At least 42 people were injured Friday night after a security barrier collapsed at a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert in Camden, New Jersey Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Entertainment

At least 42 people were injured Friday night after a security barrier collapsed at a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert at Camden, New Jersey's BB&T Pavilion, where 50 people fell 10 feet onto a concrete pathway after the railing broke loose.

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, a railing that separated the lawn section from the seating area of the amphitheater collapsed shortly after 10 p.m. EST from the pressure of people surging forward to see the two rappers on the concert's secondary stage. 

After the barrier collapsed, the concert stopped – Snoop Dogg can be heard telling someone offstage to cut the music, "That's enough of that" – and an announcer told the audience to remain calm while police and medics tended to those injured in the fall.

The remainder of the concert was canceled following the incident. NBC10 reports that of the 42 people injured, at least 15 were taken to area hospitals with injuries ranging from broken bones to bumps and bruises. One person who was not identified was critically injured and taken to a nearby trauma center.

Neither rapper has commented on the incident on social media.


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