Willie Nelson


Willie Nelson's band mates are on the mend.

Following a tour bus accident early Saturday morning, the three Willie Nelson and Family band members, Billie English, Thomas Hawkins and Paul English, are all expected to make a full recovery after they suffered injuries in the crash on icy highway I-30 outside of Sulphur Springs, Texas.

Luckily, none of the band mates suffered serious injuries. Billy suffered a bruised hip, Hawkins has a cracked rib and Paul injured his ankle, according to Nelson's website.

Nelson wasn't on the tour bus when it crashed (it was his band's tour bus, not his). The two other band members on the bus and the bus driver were not injured either.

According to Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Sylvia Jennings, the accident was weather related, caused by heavy rain and high winds in the area. 

In light of the accident, Willie Nelson and Family's last four dates in November have been postponed.

The tour will resume as scheduled next month, according to the site, with the band's first performance still slated for Dec. 10 in Las Vegas.

-Additional reporting by Lindsay Good and Marcus Mulick

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