A stampede on the opening night of the Astroworld Music Festival in Houston, Texas, has resulted in a number of people suffering injuries.
Updated: 8 people have been confirmed dead.
Video shows ambulance and fire crews performing CPR on numerous concert-goers.
????????#ASTROWORLDFest: Dozens injured during ongoing events at Astroworld Fest in Houston
– 50+ concert goers have been transported to nearby hospitals
– Injury reports include:
• Heat exhaustion
• Alcohol poisoning
• Compressive asphyxiation pic.twitter.com/MCnyoJvAFU
— Intel Point ALERT (@IntelPointAlert) November 6, 2021
Multiple people have been taken to an area hospital in the Houston, Texas area after sustaining injuries at #ASTROWORLDFest, according to @KHOU. Video shared on Instagram Stories shows first responders performing life-saving measures on attendees. pic.twitter.com/oOLH0AU2QU
— Malik Earnest (@MalikEarnest) November 6, 2021
Performers included Travis Scott, Young Thug, Lil Baby, SZA, and Drake.
— BMoore (@BrennonMoore34) November 5, 2021
The merch line at Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival ????pic.twitter.com/DNXD0ESo8i
— XXL Magazine (@XXL) November 5, 2021