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New filings reveal more than 4,900 people were injured in Astroworld tragedy

10 people died at Travis Scott’s music festival in a crowd crush

  • Becky Buckle
  • 11 May 2022
New filings reveal more than 4,900 people were injured in Astroworld tragedy

New court filings show that nearly 5000 people were injured at the crowd surge of Travis Scott's Astroworld festival in November which also caused the death of ten people.

On Monday, lawyers - Jason Itkin, Richard Mithoff and Sean Roberts - handed in court filings to Harris Count, Texas that state that at Astroworld, 4900 people were injured needing either “extensive” or “less extensive” medical treatment.

According to Rolling Stone, 732 people required “extensive medical treatment”, 1649 with “less extensive treatment,” and 2540 cases’ extent has yet to be confirmed.

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The FBI set a website in January along with the Houston Police Department gathering information from festival-goers from images to videos.

Since Astroworld, over 380 separate lawsuits representing nearly 2,800 alleged victims have been sent against Travis Scott and Live Nation.

Scott had not performed publicly since the tragedy until Sunday (May 8) morning where he did a 45-minute set at a nightclub in Miami.

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According to TMZ, the rapper played at a club in downtown Miami, E11even which is open 24 hours a day.

Becky Buckle is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter

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