December 1, 2021

Father Of 9-Year-Old Astroworld Victim On Life Support Says “I’m Not Ready to Lose My Boy”

Treston Blount, the daddy of 9-year-old Ezra Blount, who was trampled on the Astroworld music pageant, leaving him on life help.

Blount instructed ABC 13 Houston in regards to the moments that led up to his son’s life-threatening accidents which have left the nine-year-old in a medically induced coma on life help.

“He was stoked. He was ready to go,” Blount instructed the information outlet. “When I found out that he was a big fan [of Travis Scott], I was like, “Oh yeah, we gotta go, we gotta go see Travis live.”

Treston instructed the information that when he and Ezra arrived on the pageant, he made positive to stay additional again within the crowd and much away from the stage.

“We was in the back, way in the back, and I figured, ‘Okay, this is cool,’ ’cause the front can get a little wild,” Blount defined.

Nonetheless, even along with his precautions, the live performance nonetheless bought uncontrolled, and Treston handed out from the surge of strain from the precise crowd. Ezra, who was propped up on his father’s shoulders, then fell within the chaos and was trampled.

Treston mentioned as soon as he gained consciousness, Ezra had already been taken to the hospital as a result of his main organs had been broken and his mind swelled, the outlet reported.

“I could tell that he was damaged,” Treston mentioned. I’m not prepared to lose my boy in any respect. We nonetheless bought a bunch of dwelling to do … That’s my boy.”

The household has filed a lawsuit towards Travis Scott and others alleging their “grossly negligent conduct” contributed to the boy’s life-threatening accidents.