The Mars Volta and Marilyn Manson bassist Juan Alderete’s wife, Anne Alderete, shared a new post on her husband’s official Instagram account, and she revealed that Juan had a really hard bicycle accident last week.
As you might read the caption of the Instagram post which Anne has shared, she indicated that Juan’s current status is critical, and the only prognosis is to wait and see.
Anne also stated that Juan is always wearing his helmet while he’s driving. Instead, he sustained serious head trauma after the accident.
Here is what Anne wrote:
“Hi everyone – this is Anne, Juan’s wife. While I generally hesitate to share personal details on social media, it felt right to include all of you who’ve supported Juan over the years as friends, fans, fellow music (and food, cat, bike, Japan) lovers and musicians.
Juan was in a solo (no cars, other people) and very serious bicycle accident on 1/13/20 not far from our home. He – as always – was wearing a helmet and protective clothing but sustained serious head trauma in the form of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI); his form of TBI is Diffuse Axonal Injury (DAI) and as of today, he remains in a coma.
The only prognosis is to wait and see, as the brain is a complicated organ and the outcomes for DAI patients has a range as wide as the sea. While frustrating, it also allows for a world of positive outcomes so we can only hope for the best.”
“We know you have questions, concerns, thoughts to share, so please feel free to leave them in the comments (not DM please, sorry) here. We’re also very eager to hear from neurologists, medical professionals with experience in DAI and TBI, first-person accounts of similar trauma and outcomes – essentially any useful, factual and accurate resources that relate to Juan’s injury. If you have any of these, please DM me (Anne) @tunatoast .
We will post updates here from time to time. Thank you all and please keep Juan in your thoughts. – xo, Anne.”
As soon as Anne sent this post, lots of fans commented on the photo and shared their support for Juan. One of the users who commented on the post was Metallica legend Rob Trujillo’s wife, Chloe Trujillo.
Here is what she wrote:
“Sending you both ❤️ and much positive vibes and healing.”
Check out the photo of Juan right below.