Monday, August 17, 2015

Mexican Norteño Singer Eliseo Robles Involved In Accident, Two Band Members And Driver In Critical Condition

Three members of the Eliseo Robles y Los Bárbaros del Norte norteño band remain in critical condition after accident in San Luis Potosí in Mexico.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

August 17, 2015

San Luis Potosí, México - On Saturday, Mexican Norteño singer Eliseo Robles and members of his band, Los Bárbaros del Norte were involved in a road accident by El Huizache road near the city of Matehuala in the state of San Luis Potosí. The accident was reported around 6:30 a.m., according to municipal police in Guadalcázar. 
Ricardo Morales, the driver of the band's touring bus lost control after an oncoming trailer almost struck the bus on the road. The bus rolled over and landed on a road side creek. 
Alberto Peña, the bass player, Nicandro Cantú, the drummer, Ricardo Morales, the bus driver and Francisco, a sound technician remain in critical condition and Robles is in stable condition, according to Armando Luna, the representative of Artísticas Apodaca. Robles suffered chest injuries, but will survive.
The accident victims were flown to Monterrey Coty in the state of Nuevo León for medical treatment. The Norteño group was traveling to Guadalajara for a concert presentation on Saturday and their gig had to be cancel due to the accident.

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