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What We Know About the Fatal Travis Scott Concert
Roughly 50,000 people were in attendance Friday night as rapper Travis Scott took the stage. The scene soon become one of mayhem as the crowd surged towards the stage, entrapping, trampling, and crushing fellow concertgoers.
Nine people have died, 23 people were hospitalized, 11 suffered cardiac arrest, and over 300 people were treated at a “field hospital.”
Reports indicate the Houston Police of Chief met with Travis Scott prior to the concert, raising concerns about the crowd. A “mass casualty incident” was issued at Astrowold at 9:38; nonetheless, Travis Scott continued to perform until 10:15 p.m. even as police and an ambulance attempted to respond to injured attendees.
A criminal investigation is underway.
Travis Scott has been charged twice in the past for similar incidents at his shows. These include a 2015 incident in which Travis Scott pleaded guilty to reckless misconduct charges after urging a crowd at Lollapalooza to vault barricades and rush the stage and a 2017 incident in Arkansas where he was arrested for encouraging fans to again bypass security and rush the stage.
Injuries Being Investigated in Astroworld Festival Tragedy
Thomas J. Henry Law is looking at any and all injuries suffered by attendees during the Astroworld festival. These may include but are not limited to:
- Cardiac arrest
- Broken bones
- Neck injuries
- Back and Spine Injuries
- Crushing injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Compression injuries
- Soft tissue damage
Thomas J. Henry Law Providing Free Case Consultations to Astroworld Victims and Their Families
If you or a loved one were injured at the Astroworld music festival in Houston, Texas, contact Thomas J. Henry now for an immediate case consultation. Our festival accident attorneys are offering free, no-obligation case reviews to all Astroworld victims and can take immediate action on your concert injury case. All cases are being handled on a contingency fee basis which means victims pay us nothing unless and until we win their claim.
Do not wait and risk your claim to compensation. Help us hold those responsible for the Astroworld tragedy liable for their actions. Our firm has offices in Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, and Houston serving clients across Texas and nationwide. Call now.