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Kings of Leon Drummer Hurt in Bus Accident

Aug 11, 2014

Kings of Leon postponed their show on Sunday night following a bus accident that injured drummer Nathan Followill.

The group was scheduled to play a show in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., when its tour bus was involved in a minor accident that left Followill with broken ribs. The band announced the accident on Facebook, writing:

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to an accident on their tour bus, Kings of Leon will unfortunately have to postpone tonight’s show in Saratoga Springs, NY. The band was en route to their hotel after their show in Boston when a pedestrian jumped in front of their tour bus, causing the bus to stop short, injuring Nathan Followill.

Nathan is being treated for broken ribs, but is doing well. The band will postpone the show that was planned for TONIGHT, August 10th, until further notice. Refunds for ticket holders will be available at point of purchase.

Followill thanked the fans wishing him well on Twitter:

There's no word when the canceled gig will be rescheduled for and whether the band will be postponing any further appearances. Kings of Leon are due to play The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night.

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