UK indie band Glass Animals forced to cancel world tour after drummer hit by truck in Dublin
The incident occurred last Monday.
UK indie group Glass Animals have announced that they have been forced to pull out of their tour following the band's drummer being hit by a truck while in Dublin.
The band's Facebook page posted the following statement:
"Last Monday my best friend, and our drummer Joe was hit by a truck while on his bike here in Dublin. His leg was broken on impact and he became tangled in the truck’s trailer where his skull suffered a complex fracture.
"Miraculously and thankfully. he is alive. After a couple [of] long operations he is now on the road to recovery."
The Oxford band have canceled their upcoming European and North American dates, stating that:
"I wish more than anything that this accident hadn’t happened and that Joe was ok and that we would still be coming to hang with you all but life has thrown something horribly sad and unexpected at us, and we need to do everything in our power to conquer it and get Joe back on his feet."
"I sincerely hope you understand. We will be back as soon as we can, and stronger than ever."
Read the band's full post here: