25 People Try to Take Selfie with Rainbow on Deck; Deck Collapses


A deck at an oceanfront inn collapsed this morning after 25 people tried to take a selfie in front of a rainbow in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

According to ABC News, 13 people were taken to the hospital with “non-life-threatening’’ injuries after the deck gave out.

Apparently, a beautiful rainbow appeared on Pawleys Island after a summer storm, and the group of tourists were inspired to step outside for a selfie.

Things took a turn for the worse, however, when the deck they were standing on “buckled like a trap door.’’

Witness Rich Regan told ABC News that “it was pretty horrific,’’ and that there was a lot of “wood and splinters and nails and blood and people screaming.’’


Ten ambulances, six fire trucks, and a helicopter were sent to the scene.

Investigators are still trying to determine the exact cause of the collapse.

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