One person transported to the hopistal after bleacher collapse
UPDATE: One person was transported to the hospital for evaluation following a bleacher collapse early Friday evening during the state quarterfinal game at Trumbull High School.
Trumbull Volunteer Fire Company No. 1 said Friday night that about 30 to 35 people were on the small grandstand when it collapsed. One person was transported to the hospital, another visited their doctor and three people sustained minor injuries.
Trumbull EMS, Police, Trumbull Center Fire, Long Hill Fire and the Trumbull Fire Marshal responded to the scene. The collapse briefly halted the Trumbull, Fairfield Warde game Friday.
Fire units helped secure the scene and assist EMS. A full investigation will be completed to determine the cause, according to an update from Trumbull Volunteer Fire Company.
Hersam Acorn Radio was broadcasting live from the game, when the collapse occurred, listen here
Original story: A small grandstand at Trumbull High School completely collapsed just before 5 p.m. Friday evening, during the FCIAC state quarterfinal game between Trumbull and Fairfield Warde.
The collapse halted the game briefly and an ambulance was on the way around 5:10 p.m. The stand was on the Trumbull side and at least one injury has been reported by those on the scene. Witnesses said several teens were on the grandstand when it collapsed. A few people were being treated by EMS for injuries and one was taken from the scene by the ambulance.
HANRadio.com was broadcasting live from the game and first reported the collapse. HAN Radio broadcasters said emergency crews arrived quickly, following the collapse.
By 5:45, the game was over but emergency crews were still on the scene. We will post more information as it becomes available.