Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker involved in car crash with school bus
Travis Barker, the drummer of Blink-182, has been involved in a “bad” car crash with a school bus.
The crash is reported to have taken to place on Friday (July 13) as Barker was driving his Mercedes in Calabasas, California. Thankfully, it has emerged that no children were aboard the school bus at the time. However, Barker’s 14-year old son was reportedly a passenger and his condition is unknown.
According to a report in TMZ, Barker was able to walk out of the car without serious injury but “visibly dazed”. The accident caused airbags in the vehicle to deploy.
The bad news keeps coming for Barker. Having already survived a terrifying plane crash, the drummer is currently suffering from blood clots in his arms which has caused Blink-182 to postpone its ongoing residency in Las Vegas.
The band have stated that fans will be refunded and that the shows will be rescheduled for a later date.
“Friends, Travis Barker is suffering from blood clots in both arms and unfortunately cannot perform until cleared to do so by his medical team. The situation is currently being closely monitored,” the tweet began.
Barker, 42, added, “Drumming is my life, and it kills me that I can’t perform for you guys this weekend. I hope to be back as soon as I can.”
Blink 182, have enjoyed success after replacing longtime fellow frontman Tom Delonge with Alkaline Trio singer and guitarist Matt Skiba. They announced the residency in Vegas earlier this year of 16 shows at Palms Casino Resort.