Dancer could possibly be paralysed from neck down after big display screen crushes him throughout Hong Kong present by boy band Mirror
- An enormous video display screen fell and crushed two male dancers throughout music live performance
- A steel wire holding it up snapped throughout boyband Mirror’s present in Hong Kong
- It fell on the 2 performers at round 10.30pm within the Hong Kong Coliseum
- The authorities requested for a security overview the day earlier than the accident occurred
A dancer could possibly be left paralysed from the neck down after an enormous display screen crushed him throughout a Hong Kong present by boy band Mirror.
The sixteen-by-ten foot display screen fell on the neck of Mo Lee Kai-yin, 27, earlier than it toppled on one other performer, Chang Tsz-fung, 29, at round 10.30pm throughout a live performance within the Hong Kong Coliseum.
The dancers had been rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital and it’s believed that the influence of the display screen dislocated the third and fourth part of Lee’s cervical backbone, based on South China Morning Post.
His head and lungs had been additionally injured however it’s unclear to what extent.
Hong Kong’s authorities has revealed it requested the live performance organiser to ‘overview and enhance’ security the day earlier than the accident occurred.
John Lee, Hong Kong’s chief government, stated: ‘I’m shocked. I specific sympathy to those that had been injured and hope that they’d get better quickly.’
Footage exhibits the display screen falling on a dancer’s neck as followers of the band screamed in shock.
An enormous video display screen crushed two male dancers at a live performance in Hong Kong. One of two steel cords holding it up snapped in the course of the present yesterday night
Hong Kong’s authorities has revealed it requested the live performance organiser to ‘overview and enhance’ security the day earlier than the accident occurred
The sixteen-by-ten foot display screen fell on one dancer’s neck throughout a live performance by boyband Mirror within the Hong Kong Coliseum
The dancers, aged 27 and 29, had been handled on the scene earlier than they had been rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital
One of the dancer’s household are flying again from Canada to see him.
Three girls on the live performance, aged 16, 21 and 40, had been handled for shock final night time and one was despatched to hospital.
Mr Lee ordered a complete investigation of how the accident occurred and a overview of the protection guidelines of comparable efficiency actions.
He added: ‘The involvement of high-level [officials], to make sure issues will probably be given consideration and handled appropriately, can be vital.’
Mirror, a 12-person boy band, grew vastly in reputation in the course of the pandemic, largely due to their escapist lyrics. Pictured: Mirror acting on July 25
The band was taking part in their fourth of twelve deliberate live shows on the venue in Hong Kong
The dangerous had already suffered one accident on the venue on Tuesday when one of many singers fell from the stage
Culture Secretary Kevin Yeung Yun-Hung stated the investigation might final weeks and that specialists would have a look at whether or not suspension wires failed due to the fabric they had been made with or due to how they had been operated.
He stated: ‘We will embark on a really detailed investigation with help of related departments and a few professionals to ensure we delve deep into the reason for the incident.
‘It is our accountability and dedication to make sure an identical incident won’t occur once more.’
Fans screamed in horror because the display screen crashed to the ground, injuring two of the dancers
The display screen hit one dancer earlier than it toppled onto one other performer at round 10.30pm
Culture Secretary Kevin Yeung Yun-Hung (centre, at a press convention immediately) stated the investigation might final weeks and that specialists would have a look at whether or not suspension wires failed due to the fabric they had been made with or due to how they had been operated
Mirror, a 12-person band whose escapist lyrics had been seized on by loving followers throughout pandemic restrictions, had one other accident on the venue on Tuesday.
Bandmember Frankie Chan Sui-Fai fell from the stage within the second night time of 12 deliberate live shows however was not severely harm.
MakerVille, the live performance’s organiser, apologised immediately for Thursday’s accident on the band’s fourth present within the venue and stated the remainder of their eight exhibits had been cancelled and followers would obtain refunds for his or her tickets.