THACKERVILLE, OKLAHOMA (KDKA) – Concert goers waiting for The Backstreet Boys were injured when a temporary wall collapsed.READ MORE: FDA Advisors Reject Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots Plan
According to KWTV, emergency crews responded to the WinStar Casino when a temporary wall collapsed.
The Backstreet Boys and 98 Degrees were scheduled to perform at the casino. Member of the Backstreet Boys, Kevin Richardson, posted a tweet regarding the accident.
Hey folks! Severe weather, high winds and rain just passed thru here in Thackerville, OK. Emergency crews are on the seen as tent calapsed and some folks who were seeking shelter were injured. Waiting to determine damage to our stage and production. Status of show TBD. ✌🏻❤️
— Kevin Richardson (@kevinrichardson) August 18, 2018
Fourteen people were injured in the incident that was caused by storms moving through the area. The Backstreet Boys did confirm that the concert was canceled via Twitter.READ MORE: State Police Offering Child Car Seat Checks For National Child Passenger Safety Week
We never want to put our fans in harm’s way and with tonight’s weather and the injuries from earlier, we have decided to cancel the show and will attempt to reschedule. The most important thing is for everyone to get home safely and we will see you all very soon!
— backstreetboys (@backstreetboys) August 19, 2018
Emergency personnel had to use a forklift to remove the metal sign from on top of people waiting in line at the @backstreetboys concert. #oknews #okwx #WinStarCasino #BackstreetBoys pic.twitter.com/jOcR18sffa
— Sydney Stavinoha (@SydneyStavinoha) August 18, 2018
Current scene at #WinStarWorldCasino. My stomach is in knots. A pavillion collapsed in front of us on people waiting in line at the @backstreetboys concert. #oknews #BSB #okwx pic.twitter.com/7Km54rfbg7
— Sydney Stavinoha (@SydneyStavinoha) August 18, 2018MORE NEWS: Body Discovered In Westmoreland Co. Park
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