Travis Barker's Car Collides with School Bus in Calabasas Car Crash: 'I Came Out Unscathed'
Blink 182's Travis Barker was involved in car crash early Friday evening, when a school bus collided with the black Mercedes he was driving in Calabasas
Blink 182’s Travis Barker was reportedly involved in a car crash early Friday evening, when a school bus collided with the black Mercedes he was driving in Calabasas.
The acclaimed drummer, 42, was making a left turn when the bus — also in the midst of a turn — hit his vehicle, TMZ reported.
Police tell the outlet that the school bus was empty at the time, save for the drive. Representatives for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department did not immediately return PEOPLE’s request for comment.
“Yesterday, I was in a really bad car accident but I came out unscathed, which is pretty awesome,” Barker told E! News at Beautycon on Saturday. “My car is totaled but I pretty much walked away OK, which is awesome. A school bus ran a red light. It was insane. I have a really big 4×4 G-Wagon and if I wasn’t in that, it might have been different but it held up pretty well.”
Barker’s 14-year-old son, Landon Asher, was in the car along with other passengers, TMZ reported. The accident caused airbags in the vehicle to deploy.
“Life’s crazy…My dad, @carl.daw and I could have died today, our car was struck by school bus.. are car was Totaled thank god everyday because You never know if you’ll live to see tomorrow. 🙏🏽❤️,” Landon captioned an Instagram photo.
Daughter Alabama Barker, 12, was not with her family at the time of the incident.
It is not known if Barker, his son or anyone else in the car were injured. A rep for Barker did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.
Witnesses on the scene told TMZ that father of two “did not appear seriously injured” but seemed “dazed.”
Emergency vehicles and police blocked off the area after the accident, TMZ reported.
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Barker’s been battling health issues recently. In June, Blink-182 postponed additional dates of the band’s Kings of the Weekend residency at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas as Barker was admitted to the hospital due to complications from the blood clots found in both of his arms.
The rock star was suffering from a staph infection and the skin infection known as cellulitis, in addition to the clots. Doctors administered blood thinners to manage the latter condition.
“I am recovering, I have blood clots,” Barker told E! News. “I have, I think, like 30 in my right hand and arm and I have about 10 in my left so I’m just waiting for them to clear up. I’m on blood thinners.”
A video released by Barker on Monday documented Barker’s road to recovery. The nearly 4-minute clip showed the drummer talking to his doctor, where he was ultimately told that the blood clots were not deep and therefore wouldn’t be spreading to his lungs.
He left with the good news that he would be good to play soon, but that “drumming will aggravate inflammation in [his] arms.”
Blink-182 is next scheduled to perform at the Riot Fest on Sept. 14 in Chicago, Illinois.