Four injured in Brighton balcony collapse

Brighton balcony collapse Image copyright EDDIE MITCHELL
Image caption Some of the injured plunged into the basement below

Four people were injured, two of them seriously, after a balcony they were standing on collapsed in Brighton.

Fire crews called to a property in Montpelier Road just before midnight found part of the stone balcony and its iron railing missing.

Some of those injured had fallen into a basement below.

A Sussex Police spokesman said there were no suspicious circumstances. Building control officials have been examining the scene.

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