Sugar Red Drive Cancels Tour After Van Mishap
October 27, 2009 at 3:58 PM (PT)
Members of the rock band SUGAR RED DRIVE were in a van that got into an accident near KALAMAZOO, MI.early SUNDAY morning, OCTOBER 25th. The vehicle hit a guard rail, spun out, and flipped over. Fortunately, no one was killed.
Bassist DAVE ALEXANDER suffered the most serious injuries breaking his arm, dislocating his elbow, and breaking his thumb. He underwent surgery in a KALAMAZOO hospital Sunday afternoon and is expected to make a full recovery. The three other band members and crew only suffered bruises and abrasions. The band has canceled its remaining tour dates in OCTOBER and will resume once everyone has recovered.
Coincidentally, the band has launched the Sugar Red Holiday Drive, in which participating radio stations donate money in the name of SUGAR RED DRIVE to provide a joyous holiday season for others who have suffered through unfortunate circumstances like they have. More details on the Sugar Red Holiday Drive will be released shortly.