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SAN DIEGO: 21 Children Injured in Stairwell Collapse at Vault PK

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (November 11, 2017) – 21 children were injured in an accident on Saturday at an indoor recreation facility, according to a local news source. (map)

Dozens of children were present at Vault PK’s open gym night, which was catering to ages 5-14 on Saturday. Vault PK is a parkour style gym located in a warehouse, which also houses a paintball facility and a Crossfit gym. A stairwell and platform at the indoor gym collapsed on Saturday evening during the open gym time, causing many injuries to those on, and underneath it.

21 children were injured, and two adults also sustained injuries. The injuries ranged from minor scrapes and bruises, to more severe spinal injuries. Many children were rushed to area hospitals after the accident.

The incident remains under active investigation, but initial reports indicate the facility may have been overcrowded due to a Groupon that was being offered that night. Children were running up and down the staircase that led to the platform, which may have been unequipped to handle the weight of all the children on it at the time of the accident. The incident is being investigated by professionals to determine cause and liability at this time.

“Our firm’s prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law. “We wish a swift and steady recovery to all the children injured in this accident at Vault PK.”

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