More Than 200 Medical Emergencies At Mega-Rave
The Los Angeles Fire Department reported over the weekend that it responded to 226 medical emergencies at the annual Electric Daisy Carnival mega-rave in Exposition Park, with 114 people being taken from the event to hospitals.
CBS2 reported that many of those requiring emergency treatment were suffering from dehydration. Event organizers reportedly claimed that 185,000 people attended the event over Friday and Saturday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
DJs included Moby, Will.i.am, Deadmau5, Kaskade and more.
On Saturday Fox 11 News aired footage of dozens if not hundreds of fans who rushed an entrance to the event, streaming over occupied tents.
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