A ceiling has collapsed at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, prompting a major evacuation. The incident occurred during a performance of "Death of a Salesman".
"A few people have suffered minor injuries. Road closures in place. Motorists advised to use alternative routes", City of Westminster Police said in a statement.
Witnesses reported a "slight dripping sound" and "running water" followed by "lots of screams".
— Ben Ando (@BenAndo) November 6, 2019
Police and London Fire Brigade (LFB), as well as London Ambulance Service have promptly arrived on the site, assisting people.
— Zara Janjua (@TVZaraJ) November 6, 2019
Several photos that have been posted from the theatre showed a large hole in the ceiling about three or four metres wide, with wires swelling in the middle of it.
— Theo Carter (@TJ_SC) November 6, 2019