The 2023 Coachella Music Festival is going on in full swing in California with electrifying performances by some big names in the music industry. However, the second day of the festival, April 15th, saw a tragic incident which has left everyone concerned.
An acrobat, who was performing at the event on Saturday, suffered a horrific accident as she fell from high above the stage and crashed on the ground. She is said to have suffered major injuries and was immediately rushed to the hospital. Read on to know the complete details of the incident.
Acrobat Falls from High Above the Stage During Performance at Coachella
As per TMZ, who first broke the news, the acrobat had been performing her set for almost five minutes when the incident took place. Her leg reportedly slipped from the rope when she was high above the stage and she fell straight to the ground between two speakers.
The woman lay motionless on the floor as the other acrobats rushed to help her. Paramedics were called on the spot immediately, who placed her on a backboard, and took her to a hospital. While the woman did show any movement, she blinked her eye while being carried away, which was a positive sign.
It is not yet known if the victim suffered an injury while performing which caused her to fall or if she lost the grip of the rope. Meanwhile, the crowd was shocked by the development and many yelled at the DJ to stop the music. A little girl in the audience was reportedly so horrified by the accident that she fainted. There is no update on the condition of the Acrobat as of now.
Coachella Day 2 also Featured Some Surprise Appearances
Apart from the accident, the second day of the festival also made news for its guest appearances. The event saw a surprise act by Billie Eilish, who performed Never Felt So Alone along with Labrinth during his set. Rosalía also brought her fiancé Rauw Alejandro to the stage and performed her tracks Beso and Vampiros, leaving fans awestruck.
“How many of you have already listened to RR? Four years ago, I came to Coachella, and I came alone. Not this time around,” Rosalía said introducing her fiancé to the audience. Then, there was Jai Paul’s debut live performance in his 12-year-long career.
BLACKPINK impressed the crowd with their headlining act. “So, let me start off with, four years ago, we were invited to perform here for you at Coachella at the Sahara Tent and that made a mark in all of our hearts. I must say, this is a dream come true. The reason all four of us are here is because of you,” Rosé said to the audience before opening the act.
“We are so so happy to be back here. It’s crazy within the four years we made it from Sahara to the main stage. We love you Coachella,” added Jennie. The lineup on the day also included boygenius, Charli XCX, Rosalía, Calvin Harris, and The Kid LAROI.
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