Jul 23, 2008
One of Portland’s finest bands, the dark-pop outfit The Prids were involved in a very serious van accident outside of Fresno, CA.
David, Mistina, Joey and Maile – and two of their significant others – Kristin and Chris – were in a serious accident early Sunday evening while en route to Los Angeles on tour. A tire blew, they lost control of the van and it rolled several times.
David was airlifted from the scene of the crash, he suffered a broken collar bone, broken ribs and has 6 staples in his head. Chris broke his arm, and they are waiting for MRI results to determine if he’s sustained a spinal injury. Maile has a broken vertebra and toe and a severe cut with stitches on her knee. Joey broke ribs, Mistina suffered a concussion, and as far as I know Kristin is in similar shape.
As of late tonight, everyone but Chris has been released from the hospital, and they are staying at a hotel in Fresno.
A special paypal account has been set up to help out and donate directly to The Prids.