Adrenaline Mob were on their way to a gig in St. Petersburg, Florida off Interstate 75 when a tractor-trailer veered and struck a band’s RV, according to a report by The Gainesville Sun. One person was killed in the crash, although no names have yet been revealed.
Adrenaline Mob's sound guy, Robert Dressler, said he heard a "boom" as he was riding in the RV. According to the report:
At the scene, a sound man for the band, Adrenaline Mob, said the metal group was traveling in the RV and a van that was pulling a covered trailer.
A total of nine people were in the vehicles. One died, six were taken to area hospitals, and the other two declined medical treatment. Of the six injured, three were listed in critical condition and the other three in stable condition as of Friday evening. They were taken to UF Health Shands Hospital and North Florida Regional Medical Center.
The RV caught fire after being struck by the truck. While no names have been revealed, local officials said the person who passed was in the RV.
We will keep you posted with any other developments.
Update: Bassist David Z. was tragically the person who's life ended in the crash, as confirmed by his brother.
Crash on I-75 near Micanopy. FHP says there were three vehicles involved. One fatality confirmed at this point. pic.twitter.com/UMUaf8AtVS
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