Deck collapses at home injuring several people
POSTED: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 7:39am
UPDATED: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 7:44am
Ocean Isle Beach, NC — Nearly two-dozen people were hurt when a deck collapsed at a home in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina.
At least 20 people were hospitalized with injuries ranging from lacerations to a spinal injury.
One person had to be airlifted, but none of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening.
An emergency services official says about 25 people were on the deck of the home when it fell from the second story to a concrete slab below.
The people living at the house were renting.
Officials say they've notified the homeowner.