Husky Marching Band will not perform at Apple Cup after bus crash

At least 20 injured in bus rollover crash involving University of Washington marching band

At least 20 injured in bus rollover crash involving University of Washington marching band

The charter bus is not blocking the freeway, but was blocking a frontage road, he said.

WSU Athletic Director Pat Chun tweeted Friday that the UW band's reserved seats at Martin Stadium will be left unfilled "in honor of our friends from the Westside".

The University of Washington marching band will not be performing at the Apple Cup in Pullman following a crash involving one of six buses that was carrying students to the big game. According to the Grant County Sheriff's Office, the bus was traveling eastbound on Interstate 90 when the driver lost control and rolled over around 5.20pm.

The Apple Cup game determines the victor of the Pac-12 North.

At least 20 out of the 56 people on the bus were taken to a local hospital after they suffered injuries that were not serious, Bryant said. As of Friday morning, two remained under medical care for injuries that are "not believed to be life-threatening", according to a statement from the school.

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The other students and staff who didn't go the hospital were sent on the other charter buses to nearby George Elementary School, where they were checked out by medics.

Huskies and Cougars broke bread together on Thanksgiving after a charter bus carrying band members rolled over near the town of George en route to Pullman and the Apple Cup.

The decision to take the Husky Marching Band back to Seattle was made as "it became evident that our band members need to recover and return home", said Jennifer Cohen, director of athletics, in a statement.

The WSU Marching Band posted to Twitter that its thoughts and prayers were "with the UW band family".

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