Saratoga, NY (July 9, 2020) – Multiple people including at least three small children were injured when a deck collapsed in the town of Saratoga. It happened at around 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, July 8th.
According to authorities, approximately eight people were standing on an upper deck on Route 9 when the deck collapsed onto a group of people on a lower deck. First responders arrived at the scene where they assisted several people.
One man was transported to Saratoga Hospital with moderate to severe injuries. All other injuries have been considered non-life-threatening.
The cause of the collapse is under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
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