In Voronezh four circus performer injured during performance

In Voronezh four circus performer injured during performance

Part of a broken design bounced from backstage to the arena, where he performed the equestrian group.


In Voronezh four of a circus performer was seriously injured because of the collapse of one of the structures during the performance, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the representative of the emergency services in the region.

The arena from behind the scenes bounced off the broken part of the design and hooked artists — speakers in this moment horse the band. The incident occurred today, September 1, at about 13.15 on the performance of the artists of the show Tamerlan Nugzarov.

Initially it was reported about three victims. In the emergency hospital № 1 was hospitalized a man and two women, later there came another woman.

According to the interlocutor of the Agency, the man 1988 year of birth with closed craniocerebral injury, brain concussion, contusion of the head and a compression fracture of the spine, the woman born in 1992 — a compression fracture of the spine, women born in 1993 — combined injury: damaged spine, broken ribs and chest. The severity of the injuries of the fourth victim is found out by physicians.

It is clarified that the audience was not injured. The presentation was interrupted, the audience was invited to the next performance. The circus continues to operate normally.