Astroworld Festival crowd crush

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Astroworld Festival crowd crush
DateNovember 5, 2021
LocationHouston, Texas, United States
TypeCrowd crush
Non-fatal injuries300+ (25 hospitalized)

On November 5, 2021, people were crushed by a large crowd of concertgoers during the first night of the Astroworld Festival, in Houston, Texas, United States. It was a music event hosted by Travis Scott.[1][2]

Eight people were killed in the crush on that night.[3] The cause of death still under investigation. Twenty-three were hospitalized and more than 300 people were treated for injuries at the festival's field hospital.[4] On November 10, another person died from their injuries.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Crush at Houston music festival kills at least eight, injures many". Reuters. November 6, 2021. Retrieved November 6, 2021.
  2. Villarreal, Alexandra (November 6, 2021). "Astroworld festival concert crush leaves at least eight dead". The Guardian. Retrieved November 6, 2021.
  3. "Astroworld: Eight killed after crowd surge at US music festival". BBC News. November 6, 2021. Retrieved November 6, 2021.
  4. Helsel, Phil. "8 dead after panic at Houston Astroworld music festival". NBC News. Retrieved November 6, 2021.
  5. "Texas A&M student has no brain activity after being injured during Astroworld Festival, family says". KTRK-TV. November 9, 2021. Retrieved November 10, 2021.