On January 11, Henry Derek Bonner (ex-Scar The Martyr, Thrown Into Exile) was in horrific car crash and luckily he made it out alive. Now the vocalist has issued his first statement since the wreck.
He said the following yo Blabbermouth:
“As most of you may know, I was involved in a serious car accident on the 101 freeway in Los Angeles. This happened around 11 p.m. on Sunday night. I was traveling southbound, heading home from a recording session.
“I am still waiting on the official police report. All I know for certain at this time is that the suspected drunk driver that hit me took off on foot, as his/her car was completely totaled. It’s also possible that the vehicle was stolen, however, not confirmed.
“Needless to say, it was a traumatic experience and the scene itself was unlike anything I’ve ever been a part of.
“The impact of the crash propelled me into the left 3 lanes of oncoming traffic. There was another vehicle from a previous accident in the middle of the freeway, completely stalling the flow of traffic. I, of course, stopped, using my turn signal and waited to get over into the other lane.
“Anyway, you get the picture.
“It’s no small miracle that I am still alive. Hell, I even crawled back into the wreckage to retrieve my lyric book and my D’Angelo CD.
“How fucking METAL is that?
“As far as some are concerned, I should’ve just rolled over and died, then and there. To those I kindly ask: Eat a dick. The truth is: I’m not going anywhere anytime soon.
“I’d like to thank all of the wonderful people that have offered support, encouraging words and who have donated to the cause.”
At least he made it out okay. In other news, Bonner has also been working on another band with former Megadeth members Chris Broderick and Shawn Drover. Expect to hear more about that project in the near future.