LITTLETON, Colo. (CBS4) – Four people who fell at least 10 feet when a deck they were standing on collapsed are recovering from their injuries.
The emergency was reported at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday at a home on the 7600 block of West Ottawa Place. The homeowners were hosting an annual holiday party.READ MORE: Kaiser Permanente Sets Out To Add Thousands More To Vaccinated List
A Jefferson County County building inspector said the deck was improperly nailed to the side of the home and not bolted in place.READ MORE: Explosion & Fire At Elkins Distilling In Estes Park Hospitalizes 2 People
The four people who were hurt had broken bones and bruises.MORE NEWS: Police Believe Same Suspect Has Stolen Bags From DIA Carousel Four Times
“It’s a miracle nobody was seriously hurt,” said neighbor Barb Barron Donatell. “Everyone is really banged up, there are some broken bones — like ribs and things like that.”