No injuries were reported in a car accident that Creed frontman Scott Stapp cited as the reason for the chart-topping rock band canceling its tour, according to a police report released yesterday (Apr
No injuries were reported in a car accident that Creed frontman Scott Stapp cited as the reason for the chart-topping rock band canceling its tour, according to a police report released yesterday (April 30). As previously reported, the band announced it was canceling the second leg of its North American tour so Stapp could recover from injuries he suffered during the accident.
But a report prepared by Orlando, Fla., police officer Lori Fiorino after the April 19 accident said, "No injuries noted." A Creed spokesperson refused to say what Stapp's injuries were. "Scott is not up for doing this tour," the spokesperson said. "Scott got banged up and he can't do the tour. That's the story."
According to the accident report, Stapp was driving in Orlando when his sport utility vehicle was rear-ended by an SUV driven by Suzanne Covey Swisher, 53, of St. Petersburg, Fla., as traffic slowed. Swisher, who was cited for following a vehicle too closely, didn't return a telephone call to her home.
The 20-city tour was scheduled to begin Monday night in Fargo, N.D., and run through May 31. No makeup dates have been scheduled, but the Orlando-based band is expected to resume touring this summer, according to the spokesperson.
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