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.

Notable Celebrity Deaths in 2019

Ric Ocasek

Ric Ocasek
Musician Ric Ocasek and model Paulina Porizkova attend the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Children’s Defense Fund’s Beat the Odds Program at Guastavino’s in in New York City on Dec. 6, 2010. (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Eddie Money

Musician Eddie Money performs on stage during the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center
Musician Eddie Money performs on stage during the iHeart80s Party 2017 at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Jan. 28, 2017. (Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda in a 2009 photo. (Glenn Francis of www.PacificProDigital.com via Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license)

Beth Chapman

Beth Chapman-fb
Duane ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman (L) and Beth Chapman attend the Vettys Presidential Inaugural Ball at Hay-Adams Hotel in Washington, on Jan. 20, 2017. (Teresa Kroeger/Getty Images)

Doris Day

Doris day
Actress and animal rights activist Doris Day poses for photos after receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award she was presented with at the annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Jan. 28, 1989. (AP Photo)

John Singleton

director John Singleton portrait
John Singleton attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, Calif., on March 4, 2018. He died in late April after a stroke. (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle and Lauren London in Los Angeles, on Feb. 7, 2019. The rapper was shot dead in late March. (Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images)

Luke Perry

Undated file photo of Luke Perry. (Newsmakers)

Peter Tork

Peter Tork of the Monkees died at 77 in February 2019. (Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)

Albert Finney

British actor Albert Finney died in February 2019 at the age of 82. (Lucy Nicholson/AFP/Getty Images)
RECOMMENDED