An Investigation Has Speculated That The Collapse Was Due To The Large Crowed Putting Too Much Strain On The Old Section Of The Arena
Four Dead And 322 Injured After A Bleacher Stand Collapsed During The San Pedro Festival In Colombia
Four spectators have been killed and 322 have been injured yesterday, after a bleacher stand collapsed during a bullfight in El Espinal, Colombia.
Governor, Jose Ricardo Orozco, announced that two women, a man, and a
child were among the dead known at this time.
incident occurred during the San Pedro Festival, where thousands
attended the local bullfights.
festival is popular due to the tradition of Corraleja Events, where
locals in the crowed can try their hand at being a Matador in the
ring against the ferocious beast.
day before, several spectators who took part in the traditional
Corraleja were gored by the bulls whilst participating in the event.
is speculated that the weight of the large crowed was too much for
the old grandstand to handle, and collapsed leaving hundreds trapped
for hours before being airlifted to hospital.