The tour bus carrying metal band The Ghost Inside was involved in an accident with a semi-truck on Thursday morning just outside of El Paso, Texas. The drivers of both vehicles, Gregory Hoke and Steven Cunningham, died in the head-on collision, and the remaining 10 passengers were seriously injured.
Band members Andrew Tkaczyk, Jonathan Vigil, and Zach Johnson are in critical condition, as are crewmembers Danny Lupio and Charles Anthony Billings, according to local station KFOX14. Touring band mates Jim Riley and Chris Davis, along with crewmembers Nathan Wilden, Armando Cardona, and Timothy Irons, are seriously injured but in stable condition.
Later on Thursday, the band released a statement on Facebook thanking the fans who have reached out and notifying their followers that all remaining U.S. shows on the current Locals Only Tour have been canceled.
For fans wishing to contribute to the band’s medical bills and the driver’s funeral expenses, a friend and fan of the band has launched a GoFundMe campaign that has already raised more than $77,000 after one day.
Friday morning, English metal band Bring Me the Horizon posted their support of The Ghost Inside to Facebook, saying that all proceeds from merchandise sales on their current tour have been donated to the GoFundMe campaign, and urging their fans to contribute as well.