November 5, 2008 (by Otto Smyth)
According to reports by automobile accident lawyers, the bassist for the band Deftones from Sacramento identified as Chi Cheng, was involved in an auto accident and sustained serious injuries.
According to reports Cheng age 38 is listed in serious but stable condition following the accident and is in an Intensive Care Unit, though the hospital has not been named. There have been some reports that the bassist was comatose and the car crash occurred in Santa Clara. The accident was confirmed by Warner Bros., which stated that Cheng was in serious but stable condition.
Band members have also made similar statements and have stated they are on their way to the hospital to be by his side.
There has been no information released about the car accident, or details about what might have caused the crash at this time.