Weezer's tour bus suffered a pretty serious crash Sunday morning after hitting a patch of black ice in upstate New York, and the resulting skid has left their front man and his assistant hospitalized. Cuomo suffered three cracked ribs, minor internal damage and an injury to his lower leg according to the band's website. But while that seems rough enough, the wreck as a whole sounds downright terrifying. Apparently Cuomo was sleeping in the back of the bus when it fishtailed, leaving him trapped and unable to speak due to his injuries. The EMTs ended up using the "jaws of life" to cut open the bus and secure Cuomo. Read on after the jump.
His assistant Sarah Kim also suffered fractures of her lower vertebrae and two ribs. Both were rushed to a hospital in Amsterdam, NY and were later taken to a larger area hospital. The remainder of their Ratitude tour has now been canceled as a result of the crash. The band say they hope to reschedule but have no ticket or refund info at the moment.Check out the full post from Weezer pal Karl Koch on here.
While we poke fun at Weezer from time to time, we certainly have a lot of love for Rivers in these parts, and will be thinking about him and hoping the hospital stocks up on some vegan snacks. (Via: SPIN)