Stage Collapses in Middle of High School Performance

Students rushed to nearby hospitals while investigators try to find out why stage collapsed.
3:00 | 03/09/14

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story breaking overnight. A stage collapsing in the middle of a high school performance. Dozens of students taken to hospitals. And what went wrong. And we have more. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning, bianna. It was a scary and chaotic time for the dozens of girls performing on the stage when it collapsed. And for the hundreds of family members in the audience looking on. Caught on camera. This morning, frightening moments as a stage collapses at servite high school in Anaheim, California. High school stage collapse. Reporter: Look again as the stage comes down. The stage -- the stage platform came down. It folded right in the middle of it, and the girls dropped, all the ones in the front dropped ten feet into the pit. Reporter: It was annual musical theater challenge when the accident happened. Cell phone video catches the stage falling out from beneath the students. 24 students were take ton area hospitals with minor injuries, possible broken bones, bruises, skri scrapes. We are getting a handle on it be where and assessing and getting parents reunited. Reporter: They are still trying to determine the cause this morning. Investigators said the cause was maybe too many students on the stage. And they are posting Po iing photos, and they are expressing relief it wasn't worse. No reports of serious injuries. That is good news. Thank you.

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