Adkins band members hurt in crash, none seriously
Saturday, February 13, 2010
– A crash involving a tour bus of Trace Adkins' band killed two people in another vehicle Saturday morning in Louisiana.
Adkins was not on the bus, but five of his band members were hospitalized, none seriously.
A pickup truck crossed the center line and crashed head-on into the tour bus. Both men in the pickup were apparently killed on impact.
Adkins, a native of Webster Parish, was slated to perform a concert with Martina McBride Saturday night in Bossier City, La.. Adkins had decided to go on with the show, performing a solo acoustic set.
One band member required stitches, another was taken to the hospital in Vivian, La. for observation and three others were walking around, police said. Four others on the tour bus were not hurt.
Adkins went to the hospital to check on his band members. "This is a real tragedy," said Adkins. "Two people have been killed, and I don't even know their names. So, out of respect for their families, I prefer not to comment too much at this time."
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