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Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba Hospitalised Following "Severe" Motorcycle Accident

Chris Carrabba was hospitalised with "severe" injuries after a motorcycle accident last weekend – but will continue to support Black Lives Matter as he recovers.

Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba Hospitalised Following "Severe" Motorcycle Accident

Dashboard Confessional frontman Chris Carrabba has revealed he was recently involved in a pretty serious motorcycle accident – but will be continuing to support the Black Lives Matter movement while he is recovering.

In a new post on the band's Twitter, Chris wrote that he has "not lost sight of the social issues at hand", but will "not be able to follow the news" as much as normal due to the fact that he has "surgeries and months of rehab to come" from the injuries sustained in the accident. Alongside the statement, the frontman also shared a photo of himself in a hospital room.

Read Chris' full post below:

"Hi friends, on June 6 I was in a motorcycle accident. My injuries were severe but not life threatening. I owe the amazing doctors, nurses and medical team treating me my endless gratitude. I am determined to make a full recovery, but I have surgeries and months of rehab to come.

"I have not lost sight of the social issues at hand and even in the condition I’m in I find it important to state that I stand with black lives matter. In the near future it is likely I will not be able to follow the news as much as I normally would. If you don’t hear from me on critical social issue I trust you will know where I stand.

"I’d like to thank: Bell Helmets, Biltwell, Rev’it, Alpine Star and Wolverine Boots for making the safety gear that protected my body in the crash.

"I would also like to thank my family and friends for coming together to support me in this time of need. To all reading this I would like to say thank you for standing by me through my recovery. This will be difficult physically, emotionally and financially and I’m grateful to have your support as I go through it."

Kerrang! would like to wish Chris a very speedy recovery in this time.

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