Security guard seriously injured after crowd storms fence at Ultra Fest
Erica Mack suffers head trauma, broken leg after incident
MIAMI – The security guard who was trampled by a crowd that stormed the fences at Miami's Ultra Music Festival has been identified.
Erica Mack remained in critical condition Monday morning.
Miami police and fire officials said the 28-year-old security guard was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center on Friday night.
Fire officials said the gate fell on her due to the crowd storming it. The gate fell on her and people stampeded over the gate with her trapped underneath it.
Mack, who works for Contemporary Services Corporation, suffered head trauma and a broken leg, authorities said.
Miami police said 22 people were arrested on the first day of Ultra Fest. In addition, 48 rescue runs were reported.
Representatives for Ultra Music Festival said they share their sentiments for Mack and hope she recovers soon.
Event organizers said every year they work collaboratively with police and other municipal partners along with the organizers' independent security partners to ensure the safety of all patrons, crew and working personnel.
There was no comment on the investigation.
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