7 injured in Karnes County bus crash

Bus was tran­sporting members of Banda El Recodo from Mexico

SAN ANTONIO - A bus transporting members of the Mexican musical band, Banda El Recodo, crashed Friday in Karnes County, injuring seven.

According to the Department of Public Safety, four of the injured victims were taken by ambulance to Karnes City Hospital and three were transported by AirLIFE to University Hospital in San Antonio. Their injuries were considered to be non-life-threatening.

DPS officials said a Nissan Altima was traveling on Highway 123 near Cestohowa when it crossed the center line and into the path of the Volvo bus. The bus then veered to the right and rolled on its side.

The bus, which was carrying 21 passengers, was returning from Dallas and was on its way to McAllen for a performance.


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