Miami-area sports bar deck collapses, sending dozens into water
Published June 14, 2013
June 13, 2013: An outdoor deck at a Miami-area restaurant and bar collapsed into Biscayne Bay Thursday night, injuring dozens. (WSVN.com)
DEVELOPING: An outdoor patio deck at a Miami-area sports bar collapsed Thursday night as fans watched the NBA finals, sending dozens of patrons into the water and critically injuring three people, authorities said.
About 50 to 100 people were on the deck of Shuckers Bar & Grill when it collapsed into the shallow waters of Biscayne Bay, WSVN.com reports.
The station reports that 24 people were injured, three critically. Customers fell into several feet of water from the deck of the sports bar, which is located in North Bay Village, north of Miami Beach.
NBC6 reports that Miami-Dade Fire rescue divers are on the scene.