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Collapsed Pier In Miami Causes Multiple Injuries

As many as 100 people fell into the water following the collapse of a wooden deck at Shuckers Bar & Grill leaving at least 33 injured, 24 taken to local hospitals with 2 in critical condition, according to local media.

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Rescue divers search for missing persons after a packed outdoor deck collapsed at popular Miami-area sports bar Thursday

NORTH BAY VILLAGE, Fla. (WSVN) — Police are on the scene after the back section of a South Florida restaurant and bar collapsed into Biscayne Bay.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue received a call after a portion of the deck of Shuckers Bar & Grill collapsed into Biscayne Bay on Thursday night.

Deck collapses at Shuckers restaurant in North Bay Village

Additional Photos From The Scene:

5. Eyewitness photo from Shuckers Bar & Grill:

6. “I’m standing where my table was!” - Instagram User

7. Rescue divers searching for people trapped in the water:

8. Rescue workers transport an injured patron to the hospital:

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9. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personel attending to the injured:

Update: Friday, June 14, 2013 - 12:14 a.m. ET:

Pier collapse update: 33 hurt, 24 taken to area hospitals. 2 critical injuries. Unknown If all are accounted for. Per Fire Rescue

— brianandrews (@Brian Andrews)

Brian Andrews

@brianandrews

Pier collapse update: 33 hurt, 24 taken to area hospitals. 2 critical injuries. Unknown If all are accounted for. Per Fire Rescue

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