Vampire Weekend’s Member Injured

Chris Thompson, drummer of the group, Vampire Weekend is recovering in the Royal London Hospital after acquiring a head injury from being struck by a car, while standing outside of the Hoxton Hotel. The accident occurred around 12:30 GMT, following the Shockwave Music Awards in West London.

Vampire Weekend, who recently appeared on the cover of SPIN magazine, was in London in support of their new album, which bears the same name. The group has canceled their next two shows in order to allow Thompson time to recover, before hitting the road again. The remaining dates can be seen here.

PopWreck(oning) offers Thompson well wishes in hopes of a quick recovery. You can send your well wishes to Thompson on the group’s MySpace.

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