Jake Schepps injured coming home from RockyGrass

Jake ScheppsMore bad 5 string news this weekend.

Colorado banjo picker and occasional Bluegrass Today correspondent, Jake Schepps, was seriously injured in a head-on collision heading home from RockyGrass on Saturday night.

He was transported to Boulder Community Hospital where he underwent surgery in the early hours of the morning.  Now in the ICU, it is thought that his various internal injuries have been successfully attended to.

We will share additional details as they as available.

Heal fast, banjo buddy!

UPDATE 7/28 – This message came from Jake’s sister, who shared this message from Jake…

“I’m still in the ICU but stable. I have some internal injuries but feeling grateful that I have full mobility of my hands and body. Thanks so much for all the love and well wishes.”

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John Lawless

John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.