Multiple fans were injured and carried out on stretchers after slipping and falling at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, California, during an NCAA championship football game on Jan. 2, according to reports. Heavy rainfall reportedly caused extremely slippery floors at the stadium, which has a hovering roof that is open on three sides, allowing sideways-blowing rain to enter. In a video posted to Twitter, staff can be seen coordinating with emergency responders, mopping up rain puddles and placing caution signs on the floor.
The incident prompted critique over the 2020-built venue’s design, with one NBC Sports column calling the lack of non-slip flooring surface “inexcusable.”
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