December 6, 2009 17:37

Weezer singer hurt in US bus crash

Rivers Cuomo is taken to hospital with rib pain after tour bus slides on ice

Weezer singer hurt in US bus crash
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo has been injured in a bus crash.

The incident happened early Sunday (December 6) morning in the US when the band were travelling from Toronto, Ontario, to Boston, Massachusetts, for a show tomorrow (December 7) at the Agganis Arena at Boston University.

The bus was traveling eastbound on the New York State Thruway near the city of Amsterdam, according to Sgt. Brian Dollard of the New York State Police.

The driver said the back end of the bus slid on ice, hit some reflective posts before crossing back over the highway, going over the guardrail and landing in a ditch.

Cuomo was taken to St. Mary's Hospital after complaining of rib pain along with one other passenger, reports CNN.

The singer's wife, daughter and a fifth passenger were also travelling on the bus but were not injured.

Read More On This Artist

Weezer Merchandise

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
Know Your NME
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today