Saturday, 14 January 2017

Tower of Power members hit by Amtrak train recovering in hospital

Two individuals the Concord R&B group Structure of Energy stayed in serious situation Saturday but were recuperating after being hit by an Amtrak practice near Port London, uk Rectangle on This, the group’s innovator said.
A sign at Yoshi's Jazz Club announces the cancellation of Tower of Power's show in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. Two members of longtime Oakland rhythm and blues band were struck by a train near Jack London Square minutes before the scheduled show. Photo: Noah Berger, Special To The Chronicle
Drummer Bob Garibaldi and bassist Marc van Wageningen were seriously harmed just before a planned display at the jazz songs night club Yoshi’s. Preliminary reviews from cops and witnesses indicate that four individuals were trying to combination the paths just after an extended shipping practice had approved, not understanding that an Amtrak practice was coming from the other.
Two individuals the team were able to leap out of the way, but Garibaldi and van Wageningen were hit by the Capitol Area commuter practice, moving through at about 25 mph. The caution secure hands were down at the time, cops said.
Marc van Wageningen
Bandleader Emilio Castillo said Saturday that physicians at Highland Medical center were very carefully positive about his bandmates’ circumstances. Castillo said he saw Garibaldi on This but that van Wageningen was in the intense care device.
“Dave’s head and experience were fairly inflammed and hurt but he was clear and predicted to restore,” Castillo said in an argument. “Marc came through surgery treatment well; his inner blood loss was ceased and they were awaiting him to strengthen in order to do further examining.”
Tower of Power drummer David Garibaldi, left, and bassist Marc van Wageningen were hurt in Oakland.

The 10-member Structure of Energy has always been a fitting on the Concord and R&B songs moments. Garibaldi is among the four unique associates still in the team, which began in 1968 and created the strikes “What is Hip?” and “You’re Still a Younger Man.”
The display planned for This, which was ceased, was one of several the team was doing in Concord before a trip across the nation.
On Saturday morning hours, Amtrak was associated with another accident when a Capitol Area practice in Santa Clara hit and murdered a driver.

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