Tritt unhurt in fatal accident involving tour bus
Sunday, May 19, 2019
– Travis Tritt and his crew were unhurt following a fatal accident in South Carolina early Saturday morning in which two people were killed.
A vehicle apparently drove down the wrong way on a highway. Travis' tour base sustained slight damage trying to avoid the accident.
"We were just involved in a fatal accident with a driver going the wrong way on Veteran's Highway as we were leaving Myrtle Beach," Tritt said via Twitter at 5:24 a.m. Saturday. "Thank God we are all okay. I feel so bad for those who died needlessly tonight. I'm really shaken up by what I witnessed. God bless those who died."
Tritt said he later learned that alcohol may have been a factor. "I'm told that two people were killed in tonight's accident as the the result of someone who was obviously driving drunk or impaired. Just a sober reminder to everyone to never drive if you've been drinking or impaired in any way. Uber or Lyft is just a phone call away."
Tritt had given a concert at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
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