11 hurt after deck collapses in Andorra section of Philadelphia
Saturday, May 20, 2017 11:15PM
ANDORRA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police say eleven people were hurt after a deck at an apartment complex collapsed in the Andorra section of the city.
It happened before 9 p.m. Saturday in the 8800 block of Ridge Avenue.
Action News is told 16 people were standing on the deck behind an apartment in the Anthony Lane complex when it gave way.
One of the injured was an off-duty police officer.
At least two were said to be in their 50s.
The extent of injuries was not immediately clear, though none were believed to be life-threatening.
Inspectors were on the scene working to determine what caused the deck to collapse.
11 Hurt After Deck Collapses at Roxborough Apt. Complex
Police say 16 people were on a rear deck at an apartment complex on the 8800 block of Ridge Avenue at 8:45 p.m. when it suddenly collapsed.
By David Chang
Nearly a dozen people were injured after a deck collapsed at an apartment complex in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia Saturday night.
Police say 16 people were on a rear deck at an apartment complex on the 8800 block of Ridge Avenue at 8:45 p.m. when it suddenly collapsed. Eleven people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
L&I workers are currently at the scene as officials investigate the cause of the collapse