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Taking Back Sunday Singer

Leg CRUSHED By Falling Tree

3/5/2012 11:47 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Taking Back Sunday singer Adam Lazzara shattered his leg.
Taking Back Sunday
singer Adam Lazzara is lucky to be alive -- after a tree literally FELL on top of him this weekend ... shattering his leg.

A rep for the band tells TMZ, Adam was at a recording studio in rural Michigan Saturday ... and he decided to step outside for a cigarette. It was real windy, and we're told a tree collapsed on the singer out of nowhere, trapping him underneath.

The rest of the band ran outside when they heard his calls for help -- but couldn't lift the tree off him ... so they called 911, and the local fire department came and sawed the tree to pieces (below).

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Once freed, we're told Adam was rushed to the hospital -- where doctors put a cast on his broken leg. According to the rep, Adam's expected to be in the cast for the next 4-6 weeks.

Smoking -- so bad for you it can break your leg.

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Cricket    

Yikes. Glad to hear he made it. All the best Adam.

774 days ago
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dUb-iLL    

Smoking kills... or almost kills in this case.

774 days ago
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sauceyjack    

If all the doctors did was put a cast on the leg, I'm guessing it was neither "CRUSHED" nor "****tered."

774 days ago
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Sonja    

Ahhh, dude shave...such a cutie under all that scruff, LOL

774 days ago
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j    

Natures way of saying tattoos are a terrible idea for anyone?

774 days ago
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3Storms    

It's clear that trees are mankind's greatest enemies. They must be stopped before it's too late.

774 days ago
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Strokadellic    

Yeah, that sounds about right. I mean, he does look like a f*cking lumberjack.

774 days ago
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Gretel    

That is graphic?? That's more like a boo boo than a crush injury. If it was a crush injury there would be a lot more serious things going on than simply a smashed up leg. He's one lucky person. Who the hell is he?

774 days ago
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Tom C.    

The trees in Michigan are just the right height...for leg crushing.!

774 days ago
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lanie    

I used to love them..and I used to think Adam was hot.. He got fat and looks homeless with the beard. Not attractive, at all.

774 days ago
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Mikey    

I wonder if his health insurance plan included birth control?

774 days ago
12.

JimBeam    

Who?

774 days ago
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JulesinSD    

Uhh, those sleeve tats make a person look like they have rotted flesh - so dammmm nastayyyy

774 days ago
14.

Get Over Yourself    

Are we supposed to know who Taking Back Sunday Is?

774 days ago
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WiddoMouse    

I don't know who he is, but am glad that his injury could be taken care of with just a cast. If it had been a crush type of injury, there would have been a need for vascular surgery and possibly even amputation. That cutie-pie should be very grateful, and I'm sure he is.

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