Famous U2 star Bono had a severe accident while riding his bike in NY.
U2 star Bono had an accident while riding his bike last week. The singer had this accident when he was doing a “Cycling Spill”. His accident was so severe that he sustained many injuries on his upper body. He was immediately rushed to the nearest emergency hospital for treatment.
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According to the doctors of New York, Bono was riding on his motor cycle in New York. He tried to overtake another biker on the road when he had this accident. He was given immediate first aid treatment by the paramedic staff before he was admitted to the hospital.
X-Rays and CAT Scans were immediately ordered for him that showed that he was severely injured. It was seen in the scans that he had multiple fractures in his shoulder blades, on his jaws and near his eyes as well.
Bono had a five hours long operation for his multiple fractures. He had a fracture in his orbit of left eye as well. His left upper arm and shoulder blade were completely fractured. His bones were shattered and his humorous had torn his skin as well.
It was a complicated operation that was done by the best orthopedic surgeons of New York. They placed his bones at the right place by placing 18 screws in his arms and shoulder.
According to the head of Trauma of that hospital, he was given a total arm wash. One of his nerves was not in place that was given its older place. His bone was supported by three metal plates to help it heal in the right place.
The Rolling Stones spokesperson Lorich said that nothing is confirmed about Bono’s upcoming tours. He has gotten really painful injuries and they do not know if he will heal in time for the concerts of upcoming tours. He also said that it is important that Bono gets all the rest that is required to have a proper and fast healing.
The guitarist The Edge however said that the tour was planned just like the way it was planned earlier. He said that they did not know about Bono’s participation but it was pretty early to say that what it would be like. He also said that they were planning to make a small start this year as Bono is injured.
U2 had to perform on “The Tonight Show” for a full week. However, U2 cancelled the one week residency at the show due to Bono's injury as he was unable to perform in the live program. Later on, Bono was impersonated by Jimmy Fallon who performed with The Roots on his show.
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They performed on the show by singing U2 songs. Fallon later on tweeted that Bono was unable to perform due to his injury. He also said that he performed while wearing the clothes that Bono was supposed to wear. He looked just like Bono and had a great performance. He wished Bono an early recovery.