Several hurt when bleacher railing collapses during Walnut Hills-Sycamore high school football game

SYCAMORE TWP., Ohio -- Several people were hurt Friday evening when a bleacher railing collapsed during a high school football game between Walnut Hills-Sycamore.

The railing collapsed at about 8:45 p.m. at Sycamore Stadium at Coach Bud Acus Alumni Field on Cooper Road. The stadium is on the campus of Sycamore Junior High School.

Several juveniles were leaning against the railing just prior to the collapse, according to 9 On Your Side photographer Mark Slaughter. He also said the game was not delayed as a result of the incident.

Medics transported three people to Bethesda North Hospital to be treated for "very minor injuries," according to a police officer working security at the game.

Other injuries were reported but no one else was transported for treatment.

The cause of the railing collapse is under investigation.

Sycamore defeated Walnut Hills, 41-7, in the season opener for both schools.

9 On Your Side will update this story when more information is available.

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