December 1, 2021

9-Year-Old in Medically Induced Coma After Being Injured at Astroworld, Family Files Lawsuit

A 9-year-old boy has been left in a medically induced coma after being critically injured at Astroworld Competition.

Ezra Blount attended the pageant along with his father and was on his father’s shoulders when concertgoers started to hurry ahead. The boy’s father handed out through the surge, inflicting Ezra to fall. As soon as the dad regain consciousness, Ezra was not round– he was later discovered at a Houston hospital in a medically induced coma, affected by main organ injury and extreme mind swelling.

Now, the household is suing Travis Scott, Scoremore Mgmt, Stay Nation Leisure, Cactus Jack Data, and others. In response to the lawsuit filed by civil rights legal professional Ben Crump, Ezra was “trampled and catastrophically injured” at the present. It additionally states the kid “sustained life-threatening injuries and is currently being hospitalized in a medically induced coma on life support in an attempt to combat his brain, liver, and kidney trauma.”

The swimsuit alleges the defendants failed in their responsibility to guard the well being, security and lives of attendees. It additionally alleges negligence in crowd management, failure to supply correct medical consideration, hiring, coaching, supervision, and retention. The household is looking for basic damages in addition to exemplary damages.

This marks one in every of a number of lawsuits filed towards Travis Scott and Stay Nation following the tragic Astrowold occasion.