COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Rock group Hinder’s tour bus was involved in an accident involving a tractor-trailer and an SUV on Interstate 40 East in Cookeville Wednesday.
According to investigators, the accident occurred after the tractor-trailer had slowed to nearly a stop when it was reportedly rear-ended by the tour bus, which caused the tractor-trailer to hit a Chevy Tahoe.
There were 10 people on-board the bus at the time of the accident. The bus driver had to be extricated and was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Two other passengers were transported to Cookeville Regional Hospital for treatment.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was transported to Summit Medical Center. None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
The driver of the SUV was not injured.
According to a post on the band’s official Facebook page, their bus driver’s service dog, Cuzco went missing after the accident.
Cuzco is an Australian Shephard that weighs about 45 pounds. He is microchipped.
Anyone with information is asked to send a direct message to the band via Facebook or call Tennessee Highway Patrol Dispatch at 1-800-434-6393.
The band was set to perform in Charlotte, North Carolina Thursday.