Five Hurt in Ottawa Stage Collapse

Stage collapsed, scurrying thousands of fans watching the band Cheap Trick

Monday, July 18, 2011

TORONTO (AP) — The organizer of an Ottawa music festival where the stage collapsed, scurrying thousands of fans who were watching the band Cheap Trick, called the accident "a freak situation" at a press conference Monday.

Organizers had been monitoring the weather moments before a violent summer gale toppled the main stage at the Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest on Sunday night, said Mark Monahann, the festival's executive director. Five people were hospitalized for their injuries but later released, Monahan said.

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