Five British men, including individuals from British non mainstream band Viola Beach, were killed when their car drove through a hindrance and dove into a channel close Stockholm.
The crash early on Saturday happened when the men’s rental car crashed through a hindrance that was shut to stop vehicles as a drawbridge was opening up ahead, Stockholm Police representative Martin Bergholm said. The casualties were British and matured somewhere around 20 and 35, he said.
In an announcement issued Sunday through Britain’s Foreign Office, the group of the band’s chief, Craig Tarry, affirmed that Tarry kicked the bucket in the crash alongside four individuals from the band.
It's understood the UK band Viola Beach have been killed in a car accident in Sweden. pic.twitter.com/Cnjnp9MCps
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Viola Beach, situated in Warrington in northwestern England, had played at a Swedish music festival on Friday and was booked to open for feature specialists Blossoms at a show in the British city of Guilford on Saturday, but the music venue said in an announcement that Blossoms chose to cross out the gig in the wake of discovering that Viola Beach had been included in a mischance.