Posted by aubin
April 16, 2009 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
have been involved in a van accident yesterday afternoon and have been forced to cancel the remaining US and Canadian dates on their tour. The band had played a show in
Montgomery the night before and was headed to their next gig in
Altoona when another vehicle crossed the median on Interstate 85
just outside of Atlanta, striking the band's van and causing the two
vehicles to collide. The van flipped over on its side.
Everyone survived, butsinger Hiro sustained a concussion 0and drummer
Eiji remains hospitalized with a broken arm. Tour manager John Kim was
originally thought to have suffered internal injuries but turned out
to be OK and was released from the hospital. The other band members
suffered minor injuries.
The band was touring in support of their Vagrant
debut, titled FACT
and released on April 14, 2009