Willie Nelson's band members injured in a bus accident in Texas

  • Three of Willie Nelson's band members traveling on a tour bus on Interstate 30,near Sulphur Springs in Texas, were injured when the bus hit a bridge pillar this weekend. Willie Nelson was not on the bus, but his website mentioned three band members were in hospital. The injuries were described as not serious, though crew member Tom Hawkins has a cracked rib, Paul English has an injured ankle, and Billy English has a bruised hip.

    The bus had a driver and five band members on board when the crash occured. The bus was traveling through a storm with heavy wind, rain, and icy road conditions when the crash took place 80 miles east of Dallas. Willie Nelson has postponed the rest of the tour's November dates to December.


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