3 injured in Charlotte motel ceiling collapse

3 injured in Charlotte motel ceiling collapse

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on December 27, 2013 at 3:19 PM

Updated Friday, Dec 27 at 6:20 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Authorities say three people have been transported to the hospital following a ceiling collapse at a motel.

Just at 2 p.m., emergency first responders were dispatched to the Capri Motel in the 4200 block of Wilkinson Boulevard for a reported building collapse.

NBC Charlotte's crew on the scene says a ceiling collapsed at the Capri Motel, and three people, one female adult, one male adult and a child between the ages of 1 and 2, were taken to the hospital.

(Click here to view scene photos)

A CMPD officer on the scene says drywall fell onto the bed, on top of the room's occupants.

MEDIC says all three people suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Code Enforcement officials are on the scene working to determine the structural stability of the building.

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