New report has confirmed that not less than 14 Backstreet Boys fans have been injured while waiting for their concert.
According to reports, a nasty weather caused a structure to collapse.
The concert took place at the WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma venue and injured fans have been treated by emergency personnel and taken to local hospitals.
Reports say they were waiting in a large tent area when the severe weather caused the awning to fall on top of them.
Update… unfortunately, due to damage sustained in the storm earlier this evening, we are unable to perform the show tonight. Safety is always #1. Keep your tickets because, Backstreet WILL BE BACK! ✌🏻❤️
— Kevin Richardson (@kevinrichardson) August 19, 2018
Waiting and praying for our fans that were injured. If we can perform were ready to go. But safety is first. pic.twitter.com/0GlB9fbmoc
— Nick Carter (@nickcarter) August 19, 2018
We never want to put our fans in harm’s way and with tonight’s weather and the injuries from earlier, we have decided to cancel the show and will attempt to reschedule. The most important thing is for everyone to get home safely and we will see you all very soon!
— backstreetboys (@backstreetboys) August 19, 2018