Adrenaline Mob In Fatal Crash2017-07-15 by Philip Whitehead | 27 Comments
|One person has died and eight more injured after a tractor-trailer collided with Adrenaline Mob's tour bus in St Petersburg, Florida, while the crew were changing a flat tyre on the way to a concert.|
The identities of those involved have not yet been disclosed, however sound man Robert Dressler has been confirmed as safe after conducting interviews about the crash. Of the eight injured, two declined treatment, three are in a critical condition while the remaining three have been described as "stable". They are currently being treated at UF Health Shands Hospital and North Florida Regional Medical Center. It has been confirmed that band members are among the injured, and police are currently investigating.
More information on the event is available here, as the investigation continues: http://www.gainesville.com/news/20170714/truck-slams-into-adrenaline-mobs-rv-on-i-75
An Instagram post by Disturbed bassist John Moyer has suggested that the deceased is in fact Adrenaline Mob's David Z. This, however, has not been confirmed by any official sources: https://t.co/7sNYxzK7Er
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Instagram post pretty much says he's passed away. simply terrible
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fuckin hell i live in st pete how didn't i hear about this. never really listened to these dudes but rest in piece and i wish them the best regardless
Cars are terrifying
Yes, both from Moyer and Mike Portnoy's Twitter, it would seem.
Holy shit, this is terrible. RIP.
absolute worst way to go for a musician behind plane crash
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Good grief, I found out about this from one of the opening bands for the show they were about to do tonight. My condolences to those in the band and Z's family.
Terrible news, RIP
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That is absolutely horrible, RIP
Just awful. My god.
How would a tractor trailer run into them. Seriously? What a moron driver.
Horrible news... R.I.P. and speedy recovery for the survivors.
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this happened about 40 miles north of my house....as a lifelong new yorker, these people drive like animals down here.....the speed limit is 70 which means everyone is doing 85, trailers included.....many folks are doing 100, very, very dangerous.....i encourage my wife to stay off the highways if possible, it's that bad
not sure how this happened, but people are constantly cutting other people off at very high speeds......there are nasty accidents every single day on these roads
From the source article, now updated:
One passenger in the RV who was deceased, whose name has not been released pending family notification; [* We now know that it's David Z thanks to Portnoy and Moyer]
• A second passenger in the RV, Russell Allen, 38, of New Jersey, who was seriously injured;
• A third passenger, Janet Revis, 48, of Pitts Pond, Pa., who was critically injured;
• A fourth passenger, Dale Campiglia, 51 of Levittown, N.Y., who was seriously injured;
• A fifth passenger, Robert Dressler, 45 of Plaines, Pa., who was seriously injured;
• The driver of driver of a 2003 GMC Sierra, Jordan Cannata, 27 of West Babylon, N.Y., who was seriously injured; and
• The lone passenger in the GMC, 46-year-old Mike Orlando of Staten Island, N.Y., who seriously injured.
So all members were seriously injured in the crash. Hopefully there's no more casualties.
Just awful - R.I.P.
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It's this type of shit that makes me an anxious driver
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Dammit, R.I.P. Hope than russell and the others get better in a near future
The tour manager died today.
So 2 now? Thanks for the news...
Yeah her family decided to pull the plug