The Ghost Inside Injured in Bus Crash — How To Help
The Ghost Inside have been involved in a deadly bus crash on the outskirts of El Paso. Here's how you can help the band with their mounting medical bills.
UPDATE: KLAQ just spoke with a band rep. He has stated that the entire touring party is in the hospital with serious injuries.
Los Angeles metalcore rockers The Ghost Inside were involved in a terrible accident about 24 miles East of El Paso. The band's tour bus was traveling on Highway 180 near the Border Patrol checkpoint when their tour bus somehow collided with a semi truck.
The band had just played a show at Jake's Ballroom in Lubbock and were on their way to Phoenix, AZ to perform tonight.
The band's tour bus driver and the driver of the semi were killed in the accident. The tour bus driver leaves behind a wife and a young child.
According to a band rep, the band and their crew are alive but some are seriously injured.
According to a GoFundMe page set up for The Ghost Inside, one of the two people who died in the crash was the band’s tour bus driver. He leaves behind a wife and child.
According to KFMX, trucker Jay Ivie sent pictures to the radio station of the scene of the accident. Here's what KFMX said about the accident
Mr. Ivie messaged us that the band members had eleven members on the bus when it collided with a semi-truck. He reported that two occupants in the semi-truck were killed.
According to Mr. Ivie, three band members were pulled from the bus unscathed while he was on the scene, with eight more on the bus to be accounted for. He mentioned that this was the worst crash he’s ever seen.
Since this information was released, the band put up a statement on their Facebook page regarding the accident,
The has been a GoFundMe account set up for the band and fans that want to donate to them. We have reached out to the band's rep to see how we can guarantee that this money will go to the band but were unable to confirm this at the time. As soon as we know we will update this information!