WATCH: Escalator malfunction leads to injuries after NFL game

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BOSTON, Mass. (BRPROUD) – NFL fans were leaving Gillette Stadium earlier this year after the New Orleans Saints defeated the New England Patriots, 28-13.

Fans could be seen taking an escalator a little before 6 p.m. when something went wrong.

As you can see in the video provided by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, the escalator appears to reverse and send a group of people tumbling down.

Image courtesy of MBTA (NBC Newschannel)

According to NBC Newschannel, nine people were taken to the hospital after this incident.

Four of the people who were injured are from Louisiana.

On October 1, the Associated Press provided details about those individuals below:

A family from Louisiana injured when an escalator at a Boston train station malfunctioned has sued the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and a contractor.

Karson and Holly Bethay and their two children, of Metairie, Louisiana, suffered “multiple fractures of the upper and lower extremities; extensive facial, scalp, head and body lacerations and other injuries,” when the escalator from the platform up to the street-level lobby at the Back Bay Station malfunctioned at about 6 p.m. last Sunday, according to court documents, the Boston Globe reported Thursday.

The family’s injuries required inpatient treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital and they face extensive rehabilitation, according to the suit, which alleges negligence by the MBTA and the contractor responsible for maintaining the escalator.

The investigation into this incident remains ongoing.

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