The Dillinger Escape Plan involved in bus accident, 13 people hospitalized

The Dillinger Escape Plan bus crash

Ben Weinman and The Dillinger Escape Plan have been involved in a bus accident while on tour in Poland. The band’s bus was parked partly on the highway shoulder when it was struck by a truck. Thirteen people were hospitalized, including one pregnant woman traveling with the band at the time. Tonight’s show in Krakow has been cancelled.

From ITV:

Thirteen people have been injured after a lorry crashed into a tour bus carrying the American band The Dillinger Escape Plan.

The heavy metal band were travelling to a concert in Krakow when the incident occurred.

Aneta Wlazlowska, a spokeswoman for Radomsko police, said the band members were not seriously hurt but were taken to hospital for further tests.

She said the most injured person in the crash was the driver of the lorry that hit the band’s tour bus, which was parked partly on the road and hard shoulder.

The New Jersey band were due to play in Krakow on Sunday, but the gig has been cancelled.

They are next scheduled to play in Leipzig, Germany, on Tuesday.

The Dillinger Escape Plan is currently on a farewell tour in support of their final album, Dissociation. No word on if any of the remaining tour dates will be cancelled.

The Dillinger Escape Plan bus crash


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