Weezer Bus-Crash Update: Rivers Has Broken Ribs, Tour Dates Canceled


A breakdown of Weezer’s tour-bus crash has been posted to the band’s website, and it doesn’t make the news sound any less scary: Early yesterday morning, 40 miles out of Albany, the vehicle slid on a patch of black ice, ran through a guardrail, and dropped about ten feet into a ditch. Front man Rivers Cuomo, who was sleeping in the back, cracked three ribs, and was temporarily trapped until firefighters showed up with the Jaws of Life. Cuomo's wife and baby daughter were also on the bus and suffered no injuries, but his assistant Sarah fractured two ribs and a lower vertebrae. As of yesterday, Rivers was still in the hospital for observation, and the rest of the band’s December dates have been canceled. Read the whole report, and see photo from the site here. [Weezer.com via RollingStone.com]