Dave Matthews Band Saxophonist Seriously Injured in ATV Accident

July 1, 2008 5:31 PM ET

Dave Matthews Band saxophonist LeRoi Moore was injured yesterday after his ATV had an accident on his farm in Charlottesville, Virginia. Moore was immediately transferred to the University of Virginia Health System where he remains in serious condition. Moore has been with the band since their formation in 1991. DMB will continue on with their tour tonight in Charlotte, NC, with Bela Fleck and the Flecktones' saxophonist Jeff Coffin sitting in. The Dave Matthews Band headlines this weekend's Rothbury Festival.

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