Garage Collapes Injures Dozens

By KPRC

Published 06/27 2014 10:48AM

Updated 06/27 2014 10:50AM

(KPRC) Dozens of people were injured after officials say a 2-story garage collapsed during a celebration in west Harris County, Texas.

Authorities reported that the collapse occurred in the detached garage behind a residence when the second floor of the garage "pancaked" onto the first floor, injuring people on both floors.

At least 30 people were transported to a local hospital, and when news crews arrived at the home several people were seen sitting in the driveway, some holding ice packs to their heads. 

A letter distributed by the homeowner to neighbors previous to the party stated that there was to be a religious celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday with about 150 guests expected to attend.

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