Calvin Harris cancels second concert after Los Angeles car crash

'Calvin Harris is unable to perform tonight. All of us at Hangout wish him and everyone involved in last night's collision a speedy recovery'

Maya Oppenheim
Sunday 22 May 2016 09:53
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Harris, whose real name is Adam Richard Wiles, was told to rest for a few days after the accident
Harris, whose real name is Adam Richard Wiles, was told to rest for a few days after the accident

Calvin Harris has been forced to cancel a second gig after being involved in a car crash on Friday night while driving to Los Angeles airport.

The scottish 32-year-old DJ sustained minor injuries after a VW Beetle collided with his Cadilac SUV at around 11pm local time in Coldwater Canyon, near Beverley Hills. He was taken to hospital by ambulance with a cut to his nose and has now been released from hospital.

A Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) spokeswoman told Press Assocation a juvenile was ejected from the other vehicle for not wearing a seatbelt and suffered a broken pelvis. The other vehicle was reportedly driven by a 16-year-old girl.

The musician, who is one of the world’s highest earning DJs, cancelled a performance at Omina nightclub in Las Vegas on Friday night and has now called off a second gig at the Hangout Festival in Alabama on Saturday night.

The festival announced the cancellation and wished him a speedy recovery. “Calvin Harris is unable to perform tonight. All of us at Hangout wish him and everyone involved in last night's collision a speedy recovery,” they wrote on Twitter.

Panic! At The Disco, who moved their set to fill in for the headliner, also sent their condolesences to Harris.

Harris, whose real name is Adam Richard Wiles, was told to rest for a few days after the accident and a statement was posted confirming the news on his official Facebook page.

“Adam's transport was involved in a collision this evening on the way to the airport," it read. "As a result he will be unable to perform at Omnia tonight. He has been examined by doctors and told to rest for a few days”.

The DJ and record producer was on the 2015 Forbes magazine list of top earning DJs with an estimated $66 million in annual income.

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