Eight people were killed and several others were injured in a stampede at the Astroworld Festival in Houston, TX on Friday night.
On the official Instagram account, the organizers released a statement about the event. It read, “Our hearts are with the AstroWorld Festival family tonight – especially those we lost and loved ones. We focus on supporting local authorities even though we can. With that in mind, there will be no more festivals on Saturday. ” The message continued, as authorities mentioned earlier in their press conference, that they were looking into a series of cardiac arrests. If you have any relevant information in this regard. Please contact @HoustonPolice. “Thank you to the Houston Police Department, the Fire Department and our partners at NRG Park for their feedback and support.
Travis Scott also issued a statement stating, “I am devastated by the momentum of last night. My prayers are for the family and everyone affected by what happened at the Astroworld Festival. Travis goes on to say, “I have the full support of the Houston PD because they are looking at the tragic loss of life.” Expressing his commitment to his hometown, Houston, he added, “I am committed to working together with the Houston community to heal and assist families in need. Thanks to Houston PD, the Fire Department and NRG Park for the help. ” Travis ends his message, “I love you all.”
As previously reported, around 9:15 pm, the crowd started moving towards the front of the stage. Once people move closer, according to the authors, more than one person starts to go out because they can’t breathe.
“The crowd started to shrink to the front of the stage and people started to panic,” said Houston Fire Chief Samuel Pena. Stated
At least two dozen people were taken to Houston Hospital, and 11 were reported as “CPR in progress” when they were transported, hou khou11 reported.
One 10-year-old was among those injured, according to Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo.
The incident is still under investigation.
Compassion to the family.