An Ohio woman and her husband have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against rapper Travis Scott, the concert’s promoter living nation And a few other entities, who claim to have lost their pregnancy after being run over in a large crowd of people in Scott‘s Astroworld Festival in November.
suit mentioned for the first time before Rolling Stone, filed in December but not reported yet.
Schnazia Williamson and her husband, Jarrod Owens, allege in the lawsuit that Schnazia was “trampled and crushed” during the November 5 concert at NRG Park in Houston, “resulting in horrific injuries and the death of Jarrod’s unborn child.”
The lawsuit alleges that “the defendants’ failure to plan, design, manage, operate, staff and supervise the event was a direct and proximate cause of Shanazia’s injuries and death of her unborn child.”
ten people in Astroworld partyBetween the ages of 9 and 27, he died of compression asphyxia, according to the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences in Houston.
Compressional suffocation occurs when external pressure prevents a person from breathing. At the concert, a crowd of 50,000 people suddenly rushed towards the stage, creating a chaotic and murderous environment.
A separate lawsuit this week alleges that More than 4900 people He was injured at the festival, with at least 2,381 needing medical attention. Of those 2,381 people, 732 were in need of “intensive medical treatment”.
Live Nation did not immediately respond to a request for comment. HuffPost has also reached out to Scott’s representatives for comment.