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Kings of Leon Drummer Nathan Followill Suffers Broken Ribs in Bus Accident

Musician Expected to Make a Full Recovery After Breaking Ribs


Houston, TX -- (ReleaseWire) -- 08/11/2014 --Nathan Followill of the popular rock band Kings of Leon suffered broken ribs on Saturday August 9, 2014 after leaving a Boston show venue. According to a spokesperson for the band, a pedestrian jumped directly in front of the bus, prompting an unexpected and abrupt stop.

The drummer reportedly broke several ribs during the bus incident, but is reportedly doing fine and expected to make a full recovery.

Bus accidents are one of the deadliest types of crashes in the United States. One of the most common causes of bus accidents is bus driver negligence, but in this case it looks like the pedestrian’s actions were uncommonly negligent. Read more about bus accident statistics and laws here:

Kings of Leon are currently on tour and have had to cancel their Sunday evening show in Saratoga Springs. No reports have been given about their expected appearance on the Tonight show with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday, August 12.

About Kings of Leon
Kings of Leon is a close-knit family band comprised of three brothers and a cousin from Nashville, Tennessee. The band is scheduled to continue their Mechanical Bull Tour as soon as Nathan’s injuries are healed enough to continue