Kings Of Leon Drummer Breaks Ribs In Tour Bus Accident

The American rock band Kings of Leon had to postpone a show after their drummer Nathan Followill was injured in a tour bus accident. The drummer was hospitalized with broken ribs after the band’s tour bus was involved in a road accident following a show in Boston, Massachusetts on Saturday night.

A statement posted on Kings of Leon’s Facebook page on Sunday morning said: “The band was en route to their hotel after their show in Boston when a pedestrian jumped in front of their tour bus, causing the bus to stop short, injuring Nathan Followill. Nathan is being treated for broken ribs, but is doing well. The band will postpone the show that was planned for TONIGHT, August 10th, until further notice. Refunds for ticket holders will be available at point of purchase.

Followill thanked his fans for their concern and love after the announcement via Twitter: “Thank you for all of the get well soons. I’m a little banged up but will be back better than ever.”

Brother and bandmate Jared also shared his feelings on Twitter, saying: “So sad this a.m.. Bus accident last night. Nathan has broken ribs. This was the most fun tour in a while. We’ll be back ASAP. #GetWellNate.”

The band is scheduled to play the The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Aug. 12, followed by another concert in Wentaugh, New York, at the Jones Beach Theatre on Aug. 13.

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