Sarah McLeod has confirmed that drummer Mick Skelton has regained consciousness and is breathing on his own following the horrific car crash that took the life of Thirsty Merc crew member Shane Cooper last week.
Singer Rai Thistlewayte, bass player Phil Stack and guitarist Matt Smith were in a separate vehicle when the accident occurred at around 2:30pm on Tuesday afternoon (22 September 2015).
Skelton, who is also the drummer in Sarah’s solo band, tweeted “Mick woke up and the breathing tubes came out! All our collective love”.
Guys…. AMAZING NEWS. Last night, Mick woke up and the breathing tubes came out! All our collective love and… http://t.co/DRPBR1rF4I
— Sarah McLeod (@SarahMcLeod1) September 27, 2015
Thirsty Merc have postponed all dates on their Australian tour until further notice.
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