Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - USA Today Sports
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - USA Today Sports

11 fans injured during escalator malfunction after Cubs-Brewers game


by - Senior Editor -

Terrible news to report.

Eleven fans were treated with injuries after an escalator at American Family Field malfunctioned after the Cubs win against the Brewers.

"After the conclusion of today's game, an escalator at American Family Field moving fans from the Terrace to Loge Level malfunctioned, resulting in an increased downward speed. Eleven people were injured in the incident," the Brewers said in a statement issued to Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "five of them treated at the ballpark and six others transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

"Our onsite physician and EMS were on the scene immediately, and we are appreciative of their quick response."

The Cubs won the game 5-3.

The Cubs and the Brewers will continue their series on Sunday afternoon.

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