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Weezer Bus Crash -- The Wreckage

12/7/2009 2:02 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo was hospitalized after the band's tour bus crashed into a ditch -- and now the band's webmaster is releasing photos of the terrifying aftermath.

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Karl Koch, the group's unofficial "fifth member," posted the above pictures on their website -- which show the serious damage the bus took and the rescue effort to get everyone out.

Rivers, seen laid out in the inset above, suffered three cracked ribs while his assistant Sarah sustained two fractured ribs and a fractured lower vertebrae. Sarah was released but Cuomo is still in the hospital under observation.

The band also announced the cancellation of the rest of their Raditude tour -- Koch says they will try and reschedule.

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TheEric    

why was someone with a broken vertebrae released before someone with cracked ribs?

i cracked a few ribs in 2004 and i was released from the hospital in like 2 hours...

1691 days ago
2.

turtle276    

Thank goodness no one was more seriously injured. Seeing these photos, I can only be reminded of Cliff Burton, may he rest in peace.

1691 days ago
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fernando    

That sucks...man i love them.. im going to the next concert! hope they have chrome soda!

1691 days ago
4.

Jason    

Long live rivers

1691 days ago

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