Two injured at Houston Rodeo after awning collapse

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HOUSTON – Two people were injured at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo after an awning collapsed at a restaurant vendor. The condition of the two people injured is unknown at this time but they were transported to an area hospital for treatment. What caused the awning to collapse has yet to be determined, as well.

Below is a press release in regards to the situation.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials:

A man and woman were injured today when part of an awning on an outdoor Aramark vendor’s booth at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo collapsed and hit them. They were both transported to an area hospital, and their conditions are unknown at this time. Aramark officials are investigating the cause of the awning collapse. 

Our thoughts and prayers are with these patrons, and the Show will continue to monitor the investigation into the awning collapse to ensure that our visitors remain safe and secure. 

Aramark Statement on the collapse:

“We are working with rodeo officials to gather information and investigate cause.”