Sublime bassist suffers serious injuries following ATV accident

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Eric Wilson suffered a broken arm and four broken ribs after being crushed by his ATV.

Sublime with Rome bassist and founding member of Sublime Eric Wilson was seriously injured in an ATV accident on Thursday, April 4. Wilson’s manager Cheez tells TMZ he sustained a broken arm and four broken ribs.

According to the report, Wilson was working on his avocado ranch in California when his ATV rolled over and crushed him.

Rescuers responded to the accident, rushing Wilson to a hospital near San Diego where he had to undergo surgery that lasted nearly five hours.

Wilson is currently still admitted to the hospital, but is expected to recover and be released this week.

Sublime with Rome released an updated on Wilson’s health via their Twitter page on Saturday.

“Eric says thanks for the well wishes! He’s doing much better. Fuckin’ avocados, man. They’ll get you every time! #donttrythisathomekids”

Sublime was formed in 1988 by Wilson, singer/guitarist Bradley Nowell and drummer Bud Gaugh.

The band broke up in 1997 after Nowell died from a heroin overdose.

Wilson and Gaugh went on to reform the band in 2009, adding guitarist Rome Ramirez to the lineup and changing the band name to Sublime with Rome the following year.

You can catch Sublime with Rome on their upcoming tour dates listed below.

Dates:

04/10 — Augusta, Ga. @ Barrelhouse LIVE
04/20 — Phoenix, Ariz. @ Days on the Green Festival
06/01 — Cincinnati, Ohio @ Bunbury Music Festival
06/02 — Cedar Rapids, Iowa @ McGrath Amphitheatre
06/05 — Bloomington, Ill. @ Crossinger Motors Arena
06/06 — Papillion, Neb. @ SumTur Amphitheater
06/07 — Bonner Springs, Kan. @ Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
06/10 — Morrison, Colo. @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
06/12 — Magna, Utah @ The Great Saltair
06/13 — Reno, Nev. @ Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
06/14 — Las Vegas, Nev. @ Mandalay Bay Beach
06/15 — Tucson, Ariz. @ Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheatre
06/16 — Flagstaff, Ariz. @ Pepsi Amphitheater
06/18 — Paso Robles, Calif. @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre
06/19 — Saratoga, Calif. @ Mountain Winery
06/20 —Tuolumne, Calif. @ Black Oak Casino Resort
06/21 — Jacksonville, Ore. @ Britt Festival Pavilion
06/22 — Bend, Ore. @ Athletic Club of Bend
06/23 — Redmond. Wash. @ Marymoor Park
06/26 — Billings, Mont. @ ZooMontana
06/28 — Nampa, Idaho @ Idaho Center Arena
06/29 — Helena, Mont. @ Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds
06/30 — Lake Cowichan, British Columbia @ Laketown Shakedown

Source: Altpress

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