Sad news coming out of Houston shows how Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival turned into a disaster resulting in many deaths and injuries. One of the victims was a young as 10 years old. How did it all happen? Well here are the details on the Travis Scott Astroworld Festival disaster.
Details of How Many People Were Injured or Dead After Astroworld Festival in Houston
According to police reports there were 8 people dead at Astroworld Festival, 23 people seriously injured, and over 300 treated for minor injuries. Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo confirmed the news that 8 people died at Astroworld Festival. There were no reports of any shootings, which left people wondering what happened. Based on a statement of Houston Police Chief Sam Pena, the culprit may have been too many people in one place at the same time.
What Was the Cause of Death for the 8 People Dead at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston?
According to reports around 9 pm the Astroworld Festival crowd of over 50,000 people began to compress towards the front of the stage to see Drake and Travis Scott. This caused cause mass panic, which allegedly led to people getting trampled and suffocated. Due to the chaos 11 people went into cardiac arrest in the Astroworld crowd, and 8 of them died. In essence Cardiac Arrest or Heart Attack was the cause of death behind the fatalities during Travis Scott Astroworld Festival disaster. However, details on what exactly caused cardiac arrest have not been revealed, but it was likely due to suffocation.
Viral Video of Moment Fire trucks, Police, and Ambulances Responded to People in Cardiac Arrest at Astroworld Festival in Houston
Before the news broke of the Astroworld Festival disaster, footage went viral of emergency responders rushing to the venue. At the time it was not known if a shooting happened, or if there was an actual fire since there were many fire trucks rushing to the scene.
In this situation there is no one really to blame for this happening, unless event organizers misjudged the amount of space needed for the large crowd. It really seems like it was just the enthusiasm of fans wanting to see two great artists that led to an unfortunate and unpredictably dangerous situation.
Prayers up for all those who were affected by the injuries and deaths during Astroworld Festival in Houston. Hopefully Drake and Travis Scott release a statement sending their condolences to the 8 people who died at Astroworld Festival.
Author: JordanThrilla Staff