By Robert Preidt and Robin Foster
MONDAY, Nov. 15, 2021 (HealthDay Information) — A younger boy who was injured on the Astroworld Competition in Houston has turn into the tenth individual to die from an enormous crowd surge on the occasion.
Ezra Blount, 9, was trampled on the competition and had been positioned in a medically induced coma in an try to take care of extreme brain, liver and kidney trauma, attorneys for his household stated final week, CBS Information reported.
"The Blount household tonight is grieving the final word, incomprehensible lack of their valuable younger son," the attorneys stated in an announcement. "This could not have been the end result of taking their son to a live performance, a festivity. Ezra's loss of life is totally heartbreaking. We’re dedicated to looking for solutions and justice for the Blount household. However tonight we stand in solidarity with the household, in grief, and in prayer."
Ezra's household is suing Travis Scott and different live performance organizers for negligence, and the lawsuit says that Ezra was "kicked, stepped on, and trampled, and almost crushed to loss of life" through the crowd surge.
"I’m saddened to study of Ezra's loss of life this night," Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner tweeted. "Our metropolis tonight prays for his mother, dad, grandparents, different relations and classmates at the moment. They’ll want all of our assist within the months and years to return. Could God give them energy. RIP Ezra."
Scott and different competition organizers are going through quite a few lawsuits over what occurred on the live performance. Scott has stated he can pay for the funeral bills of the victims and added that he was "completely devastated by what passed off."
SOURCE: CBS Information