Ultra Music Festival Comments on Stage Accident, Worker Injuries: "Continuing Preparations to Open Today"
Yes, Ultra Music Festival 2013 will still start tonight.
Even though approximately 16 hours ago "a section of an LED screen fell" from the Ultra main stage "and injured three workers," the EDM fest fully intends to stick with its two-weekend, six-day plan.
According to Crossfade's communications with Ultra reps as well as an updated statement just released to media, UMF organizers have been at the festival site all morning with "Fire Department, OSHA and other regulatory authorities... ensuring safety for its festival-goers."
Check the cut for Ultra Music Festival's complete statement.
An aerial view of the Ultra Music Festival 2013 grounds.
Ultra Music Festival 2013's Updated Statement
Following last night's incident, event organizers are on the ground working tirelessly with the Fire Department, OSHA and other regulatory authorities to ensure the festival site is absolutely safe for all festival-goers and crew. Our next update will be at 3pm EST. Ultra maintains its long-standing commitment to ensuring safety for its festival-goers and continues its preparations to open today
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