Dozens were injured in a crowd crush at the Falls Music and Arts Festival in Australia


Several people at the front of the crowd then lost their footing and fell.Some suffered leg, rib, hip and pelvic fractures, head injuries and possible spinal injuries. Many were covered in blood. Some people had anxiety attacks. A lot of phone screens smashed, Festival organizers said in a Facebook post that the festival’s entertainment was suspended after the incident, but would resume on Saturday. “While the injuries are significant, this could have been quite a tragedy and we are grateful that the outcome was not worse,” Ambulance Victoria state health commander Paul Holman said. Paramedics and ambulances were on site. Festival goers have described their horror. Phone reception is reportedly poor at the festival.


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