Travis Barker, the drummer of Blink-182, shares details about the recent accident that he was involved in. The musician's SUV was totaled following a school bus collision.
Last weekend, Barker walked on the red carpet with a wrist brace. He revealed that just a day earlier, his SUV was hit by a school bus in Calabasas. Prior to the accident, Barker suffered from blood clots in both of his arms. Since he is still recovering from the incident, Barker was forced to postpone some of his band's shows in Las Vegas.
While speaking with one publication, Barker expressed his gratitude over the fact that he came out unscathed from the collision. He also said that the school bus ran a red light and hit his huge 4X4 G-Wagon Mercedes Benz. At the time, Barker's son and one of his son's friends were in the car with him.
In another interview, the drummer confirmed that there were no kids on the bus at the time of the accident.
Travis Barker Shares Health Update
Barker also gave his fan an update about his ongoing blood clot issues. The drummer said that he is still following his doctor's advice about his condition.
"I actually had a staph infection and a ton of blood clots, and I've just been in recovery period... They're doing a lot of things to hyper heal my hand so as soon as that happens, it's a green light," said Barker.
In three weeks, Barker expects to resume his role as the drummer for Blink-182.
Barker's accident and his blood clot issues are not the first problems that the drummer went through. In 2008, he survived a plane crash that killed four people. At the time, Barker suffered from second and third-degree burns to his body and hands.
Mark Hoppus Announces Blink-182's Las Vegas Residency
In related news, Blink-182 announced its Las Vegas residency at the Palms Casino Resort in March. The members of the group kicked off their "King of the Weekend" show on May 26. Mark Hoppus, the vocalist of Blink-182, released a statement regarding their residency.
"When the Palms asked us to do a residency here in Las Vegas, we said 'Absolutely!' Now, we just have to cast our showgirls, create our set list - a true throwback of Vegas classics with Sinatra, Liberace. Maybe we can even marry someone on stage... The possibilities in Vegas are endless," said Hoppus.