Flatt Lonesome members in serious accident

Michael Stockton and Dominic Illingworth of Flatt LonesomeTwo members of Flatt Lonesome were injured this morning in an automobile accident near Durham, NC.

Michael Stockton and Dominic Illingworth were just moments from meeting up with the rest of the band when the accident occurred. Both were taken to Duke Medical Center for examination and treatment.

Band representative Andrea Mullins shared this update…

“Dominic is banged up a little and they’re running some tests on Michael as he was the driver and took the direct impact. The car is likely totaled and we don’t know about the instruments.”

The Robertson family, to whom four bandmates are related, were vacationing in North Carolina this week. Michael and Dominic had driven from Nashville to meet them there for the short drive on to PreddyFest close by.

We will update with additional information as it is available.

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