Floor collapse near Clemson University leaves at least 30 hurt, authorities say

April FrancisOct 22, 2018

'A large party in one of the buildings had the floor collapse trapping many people inside.

The video you are seeing (above) comes from Clemson University in SC, where this weekend, the clubhouse floor of an apartment building collapsed during a packed dance party filled with students.

Police said the clubhouse at The Woodlands, about three miles from Clemson, had been leased for a private party. Details on the extent of the injuries were not immediately available.

A party at Clemson University took a turn for the worse when the floor of an apartment collapsed under the feet of dozens of college students.

'Everyone was on the floor and people were screaming and there was wood sticking up from the floorboards'.

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Guerra added to ABC: "Turning around and seeing a bunch of people who used to be on the second floor now on the basement was really surreal and people were crying". "The clubhouse will be inspected by structural engineers as soon as possible".

'It was a lot to take in'. "Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who were injured and we apologise for any inconvenience".

Thankfully, none of the injuries were life-threatening and all of the individuals initially trapped by the floor collapse were able to be quickly rescued, according to officers from the Clemson, S.C.

Police said an investigation into the incident was ongoing.

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