Driver charged with DUI after Masters-bound bus overturns

Tour bus driver is charged with DUI after a dozen people are injured when his vehicle flips over en route to Masters golf tournament

Georgia State Patrol officials say the bus carrying 18 people crashed on Interstate 20 close to 8:45 a.m. Thursday.

The states' transportation department said the entire eastbound of the highway remained closed late Thursday morning. Around four people were taken to Doctors Hospital with conditions said to be ranging from good to critical, although all are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries; WRCB TV confirmed that the victims at the Doctors Hospital were also all adults. The bus first ran off the right side of Interstate 20, then flipped into the median when the driver overcorrected to the left. According to CBS affiliate WRDW, no golfers were on the bus.

Get daily prep sports headlines from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Wright stated police imagine he had been using prescription drugs, alcohol. He said passengers told authorities the bus had drifted off the edge of the roadway before it veered and crashed. The bus driver was charged with driving under the influence.

Nine people are being treated at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

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Hoppenbrouwer has been charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane.

Jet Executive Limosine owns the tour bus, GSP said.

The crash blocked Interstate 20 in both directions about 15 miles from the tournament at Augusta National Golf Club along a major route from Atlanta, where many golf fans fly in before driving the last leg.

A representative who answered a phone number for the Suwanee, Ga. -based company declined to comment because there was "no information at this time". WhitePages.com showed there were two places listed as Hoppenbrouwer's residence as of March.

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