EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -An escalator malfunction injured seven people at Giants Stadium on Saturday night, shortly after the New England Patriots beat the New York Giants 38-35 for a perfect 16-0 regular season.
The escalator at Gate A apparently failed at the bottom steps, state police Lt. Jim Crann said. The escalator runs from the stadium's upper tier to the ground level, and Crann said it appeared that some bottom steps became bent, causing some fans to sustain foot and leg injuries.
The injured were taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, where they were still being treated early Sunday. A message left for a hospital spokesman was not immediately returned.
Exposition Authority, which operates the stadium, said one of the injured fans appeared to have a fractured leg, while others had scrapes and bruises.
Two fans were apparently more seriously injured, but Minish did not have further details on their condition.
``The elevator apparently started running fast'' Minish said, adding that all of the stadium's escalators were turned off after the incident and would not be in use during Sunday's game there between the New York Jets and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Minish said the incident would be thoroughly investigated and that the escalators ``would not be used for a while.''

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