Sunday, 18 November, 2018

More than 30 people injured after floor collapses at SC college

Jeannette Daniel | 21 October, 2018, 16:49

Clemson City Police Department received the call regarding the collapse at the clubhouse of The Woodlands Apartments, around 12:30 a.m. early Sunday morning.

About 30 people were taken to three area hospitals after a floor collapsed early Sunday, police said.

She added: 'Turning around and seeing a bunch of people who used to be on the second floor now on the basement was really surreal and people were crying.

Responding officers found multiple people injured.

Stunned partygoers could be seen peering down into the huge gaping hole.

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Clemson University was celebrating Homecoming this weekend and had won an important college football game over fellow ranked opponent North Carolina State on Saturday afternoon.

He said thirty people were transported to three area hospitals.

'Everyone was on the floor and people were screaming and there was wood sticking up from the floorboards'.

'It was a lot to take in'.

"You've got people that are trying to have a good time, trying to enjoy themselves.then the next thing they know the floor collapses", said Chief Jimmy Dixon with the Clemson Police Department.

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