Image of the poster announcing the event.
Andrés Pancho was struck down when he had barely been in concert for an hour
The vocalist was evacuated alive to the hospital where he died hours later.
Several witnesses denounce that the ambulance took more than 15 minutes to arrive
The singer of the group Antiheroes Rock Band, Andres Pancho50, has died at the Virgen del Rocío University Hospital in Seville after suffering a heart attack on stageduring a concert at the Velá de San Miguel.
It was 11:20 p.m. on Saturday when, in full action, the leader of the band fell dead to the disbelief of the audience. Emergencies 112 Andalusia received several calls requesting the intervention of the health services. Members of the Local Police and Emergency personnel 061 traveled to the Muelle de la Sal.
After performing during about an hour resuscitation tasks cardiopulmonary, the vocalist was “evacuated alive” to the Virgen del Rocíoas indicated by 112. Hospital where, only a few hours later, he passed away.
The messages of condolences and affection have followed one another on social networks since his death was known. The mayor of Mairena del Aljarafe, Antonio Conde, has published an emotional message on his social networks: “In this dark moment, there is some light: the love of so many, so many people who love you, in whose memory you will always be. RIP and with Rock & Roll, friend”.
A tragic event that is not exempt from controversy since several witnesses have denounced that the ambulance took more than 15 minutes to arrive. Some of the attendees have published their outrage on social networks. Until the arrival of the ambulance, several people who were in the area carried out the first resuscitation tasks.
@Ayto_Sevilla @civil protection shameful a person suffering from a heart attack in the middle of the Velá de San Miguel concert and not a bloody policeman in the area, nor Civil Protection or anything… They have had. To spend more than 15 minutes for them to deign to come… Shameful
– Igor Ruiz (@igorrufe) October 1, 2022
Totally agree, I have been present from the moment he fell dead on stage, and not a police patrol car, and not even one from civil protection, which is the minimum in this type of event, in fact, at the time they have appeared over there along with another patrol
– Rafael Bernardez (@berlopra73) October 2, 2022
Municipal sources have clarified that the Velá de San Miguel is a “private event” organized by the neighborhood association.