18 remain hospitalized after Indiana stage collapse


INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana State Police say 18 people remain hospitalized following Saturday's deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair.

State police said Tuesday morning that the 18 patients are being treated for various injuries at Indianapolis hospitals. That's down from 25 people who remained hospitalized as of Monday afternoon.

Police said they could not release any information about the nature or extent of the patients' injuries due to federal privacy regulations. Three of the injured stage collapse victims are being treated at Riley Hospital for Children.

The country duo Sugarland was preparing to take the stage Saturday night when a 70 mph wind gust collapsed the metal structure, killing five people and injuring dozens of others.

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