A restaurant deck collapsed injuring 11 people in Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee


A restaurant deck collapsed on Saturday afternoon at Zoi’s Restaurant at Harbor Lights Marina, in Soddy-Daisy, the Hamilton County, Tennessee. The incident reportedly occurred at about 4 p.m. Eleven people were taken to the hospital after 40 people had fallen. They went to the deck to have a group photo taken and that’s when the deck collapsed.Two had critical injuries. The people celebrated a birthday. Multiple agencies responded to the scene. Hamilton County EMS sent 5 ambulances and 5 supervisors to the scene. Unclear how or why the deck failed. The interior of the restaurant was not affected.


The county’s buildings department is looking into the matter.Posibly too many people were at the moment on the deck. Such accidents occurred during time in other cities and probably a warning sign should be needed on critical parts of publicly used constructions. This emergency caused an urgent need for blood. Soddy-Daisy is about 17 miles north of Chattanooga. Zoi’s Restaurant at Harbor Lights Marina, in Soddy-Daisy is a popular location offering a wide spectrum of great food options to ensure a great experience. Harbor Lights Marina provides many options of daily rental boats. As a place for vacation time they have many positive reviews.