Travis Scott’s show ended with great distance and disaster, leaving 8 dead, 11 unconscious, and over 300 injured.Reproduction / Twitter
Published 06/11/2021 3:15 PM
At least eight people were run over to death and more than 300 were injured during a concert by rapper Travis Scott when fans took to the stage during the opening night of the Astroworld Music Festival on Friday, May 5, in Houston, Texas, United States. On Twitter, some viewers shared photos of the victims of the fishing vessel.
Very disturbing pictures: It is confirmed that 8 people were killed and more than 300 people were injured, and this is crazy and very sad!!!! #ASTROWORLDFest #travisscott # Astrofest pic.twitter.com/b82DHryxuZ
— (@Adyek_) November 6, 2021
According to information from CNN, local police said there was a state of panic at the time and the injured were treated at a field hospital set up near the festival site. Scott said he was “completely upset” by what happened.
“I am completely sorry about what happened last night. My prayers are to the families and all the people affected by what happened at Astroworld,” the rapper wrote on Twitter.
“I am committed to working with the Houston community to support families in need. Thank you to the Houston Police Department, the Fire Department and NRG Park for their immediate response and support.”
– Travis Scott (@trvisXX) November 6, 2021
In a video, you can watch the moment the rapper interrupted the show to alert security guards about the chaos and call for help.
Check out one of the many times Travis Scott stopped performing and caught the attention of security.
He noticed that someone had fainted and needed help, so he quickly sought help from the nearby security guards. pic.twitter.com/CwnEoo89QH
– Trylie Portal (tryliebrasil) November 6, 2021
There is still no confirmed information on the causes of the disturbances. The second day of the festival, which was to take place on Saturday, has been canceled due to the production of the event.
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