EL PASO, Texas — Two drivers have been killed and 10 passengers hurt in a head-on crash in West Texas involving a bus carrying a rock band and a truck.
The Texas Department of Public Safety says the bus accident occurred on U.S. 62/180 east of El Paso around 9:15 a.m. MST Thursday.
Officials say the private bus, carrying members of Los Angeles-based rock band The Ghost Inside, was westbound when it struck the eastbound truck. Authorities are trying to determine what caused the wreck.
The bus driver, 31-year-old Gregory Hoke of Round Rock, and the semi-truck driver, 64-year-old Steven Cunningham of Las Cruces, New Mexico, were pronounced dead on the scene.
All 10 passengers on the band bus were injured and taken to various hospitals.