Sydney school students injured as platform collapses during photo session

| 24.02,20. 12:48 PM |


Sydney school students injured as platform collapses during photo session

Emergency services are at Campbelltown Performing Arts High School and are assessing up to 20 students. (Nine)

Students have been injured at a Sydney school after a platform collapsed while they were having photos taken.
Emergency services are at Campbelltown Performing Arts High School.
Currently, 21 patients, many aged 17, have been taken to hospital.
None are believed to be seriously injured.
Students are believed to have suffered leg and head injuries, and are being treated at Campbelltown and Westmead hospitals.
Parents of the students have been advised of the accident.
"During our year 12 photos this morning there was an incident with the scaffolding resulting in some injuries to students," the school posted on Facebook.  
"All students requiring it were provided with first aid. We thank our students, staff and parents for their support.
"More information will be forwarded to our community as soon as practically possible."
Images from the school appear to show a scaffolding construction on the school's sporting field.

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