Tyler, The Creator, Carrie Brownstein and other celebrities and musicians are taking to Twitter to express their sadness after an alleged intoxicated driver killed two and injured at least 23 others at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas. See what the stars had to say right here.
Tyler, The Creator and other celebrities took to Twitter to mourn the loss of two people who were tragically killed by an alleged drunk driver on the morning of March 13 at South By Southwest in Austin, Texas.
SXSW Car Crash — Tyler, The Creator & More Celebrities React On Twitter
Some of our favorite stars have been moved by this tragic and senseless accident. Here’s what they had to say:
— Betty Malo (@BettyMalo) March 13, 2014
So sad to hear about the #sxswcrash in one of my fave cities Austin, TX. I am thinking of you Austin and the families of those affected.
— Mason Cook (@TheMasonCook) March 13, 2014
I HOPE THAT FUCKER ROTS IN JAIL! I HATE DRUNK DRIVERS. THEY SHOULD BE JAILED ALL THE TIME. IVE HAD A BAD EXPERIENCE BEFORE
— Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) March 13, 2014
Leaving Austin and #SXSW with a heavy heart. My thoughts go out to the victims and the injured, to their families and friends.
— Carrie Brownstein (@Carrie_Rachel) March 13, 2014
Such sad news to wake up to at sxsw this morning. Heart goes out
— luke pritchard (@lukekook) March 13, 2014
— Rhett Miller (@rhettmiller) March 13, 2014
SXSW: 2 Dead, 23 Injured After Hit & Run In Downtown Austin
The two people who died in the accident were on light motorcycles, Art Acevedo, chief of Austin Police Department, told CNN. At least 23 other people were hospitalized following the incident, and some suffered multiple internal injuries.
The alleged drunk driver had been speeding away from cop cars when he ran his car into the SXSW crowd. He is currently in police custody and he faces two counts of capital murder and 23 counts of aggravated assault by vehicle.
Our thoughts go out to everyone who has been affected by the accident, as well as their families and friends.
— Tierney McAfee