Several injured in deck collapse

May 9, 2009 8:48:54 PM PDT
Several people are reported injured in a deck collapse in New Castle County. A second floor deck collapsed at a home on 100 block of Fantasia Drive at around 9:10 p.m. Saturday night.

11 people were taken to Christiana Hospital for various injures.

Three are reported to have serious injuries, consisting mostly of bone fractures.

The injured range from age 14 to 60-years-old.

The wooden deck fell approximately 10 feet during a birthday party that was being held at the home.

It is believed that there were 15 to 18 people on the deck at the time of the collapse.

A New Castle County Buidling Inspector is conducting an investigation of the structure and its compliance with building codes.

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