MercyMe Tour Bus Involved In Accident
August 10, 2009 at 7:19 AM (PT)
INO RECORDS band MERCYME tour bus was involved in a multiple-vehicle accident in the early hours of SATURDAY, AUGUST 8th in FT. WAYNE. According to the FT. WAYNE JOURNAL GAZETTE, an automobile carrying three passengers, one who was nearly nine months pregnant, turned abruptly in front of the bus. The two passengers died on the scene. The pregnant driver was taken to the hospital in critical condition; her baby was stillborn.
MERCYME issued this statement this morning: "MERCYME would like to express their incredible heartache over this horrible accident. They are praying for the families of all who this will affect, and are asking others to please pray as well. The band and crew sustained minor bumps and bruises, however their hearts are heavy. They appreciate the concern they have received from people all over the world."
MERCYME had just finished a concert at PARKVIEW FIELD in downtown FT. WAYNE. The band's show at SIX FLAGS in ST. LOUIS has been rescheduled for SEPTEMBER 5th.