1 Dead, 7 Hurt After Tour Bus Carrying Country Singer Josh Turner’s Road Crew Crashes: Officials

September 19, 2019 Updated: September 19, 2019

A tour bus carrying crew members for country singer Josh Turner crashed in California, leaving one dead and more injured.

The bus was traveling on Highway 46 near McMillan Canyon Road in Shandon, reported ABC7.

Turner wasn’t hurt as he was traveling in a different bus, officials said.

CalFire San Luis Obispo “confirmed” that the tour bus “of the Josh Turner Road Crew was involved in this accident. Mr. Josh Turner and band were in different buses and not injured,” according to a tweet.

It previously described the crash as a “mass casualty incident.”

Two people were airlifted to a nearby hospital with major injuries. The other five victims were taken to the hospital and have moderate injuries, CBS Los Angeles reported.

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation, but firefighters told the CBS station that the driver of the bus drove down an embankment.

The names of the victims have not been released.

Turner and his band were traveling eastbound on Highway 46 San Luis Obispo County after a concert Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles, CBS LA reported.

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