A scary scene took place at George Washington University today, as the Jumbotron in the Charles E. Smith Center collapsed onto the basketball court unexpectedly.
The school's Twitter account shared the photos of the scene and updated everybody that the jumbotron was undergoing maintenance before falling and that everybody involved was okay.
BREAKING: The Charles E. Smith Center Jumbotron has collapsed onto the court. More information to come soon. pic.twitter.com/D9dIh3Ix3d— GW Television (@GWTV) September 11, 2018
The court has been used frequently lately, with the USA women's national basketball team playing Japan there next Monday. The team was supposed to practice there on Wednesday.
Charles E. Smith Center Jumbotron fell onto the court at George Washington University; no injuries— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) September 11, 2018
(Photo via GWTV) pic.twitter.com/8bUkr28w88
The Smith Center is home of George Washington's varsity sports, which includes men's and women's basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, swimming, diving and water polo teams.
We are all just very thankful that nobody got hurt.