OUCH! That was most likely the collective gasp from the crowd on Wednesday after witnessing a terrible accident--singer Jimmy Buffett toppled face-first off the stage where he was performing in Sydney, Australia, hit his head, and was unconscious for a reported 5-10 minutes.
Buffett's fall was described as a "massive face plant" by a concertgoer, who served as an eyewitness for Australian newspaper the Daily Telegraph.
The paper reported the 64-year-old singer's tumble took place during his encore, right after singing "It's been a lovely cruise, I'm sorry it's ended." His tour manager attempted to herd shocked fans--many reluctant to leave and wanting to know if Buffett was okay--out of the sold-out show while waiting for paramedics to arrive.
Buffett was taken to a local hospital a half-hour after the accident. Doctors are currently listing him in stable condition, but there are no official details about his injuries yet.
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