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Dozens of injuries after balcony collapses at Trinity College

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Hartford PD say at least 30-40 have been injured in a balcony collapse. (Hartford PD) Hartford PD say at least 30-40 have been injured in a balcony collapse. (Hartford PD)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Hartford police said at least 30 people have been injured in a balcony collapse at Trinity college.

Officials said 31 students were injured after a balcony collapsed at off-campus housing during a party.

Police said the third story balcony collapsed and brought down the 2nd and 1st floor balcony.

Firefighters said injured students were transported to five different hospitals.

3 students were sent to Manchester Hospital where the were treated for non-serious injuries.

Five people were on the top balcony, and multiple people were on the second, which then collapsed onto the porch.

The worst of the injuries are broken bones and lacerations, according to officials.

One person refused treatment.

Trinity owns the house. It is not fraternity house but the students who live there are part of Greek life.

Although Trinity College owns the house, it is not managed by the school.

Concerned family and friends are urged to contact officials at 860-297-2222.

We will bring you more details as they become available.

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