Charter bus flips en route to Masters, driver arrested for DUI (pic)
A man has been arrested for driving under the influence after the charter bus he was driving to the first round of the Masters flipped on a Georgia highway Thursday morning.
The bus, en route to Augusta National Golf Club, flipped on Interstate 20 at approximately 8:45 local time Thursday morning.
We're on the way to Augusta after a Masters-bound shuttle bus from Atlanta crashed on I-20. 16 people injured. Troopers say the bus driver was drunk. pic.twitter.com/RoW56Vm0B5
— Richard Elliot (@RElliotWSB) April 5, 2018
There were 18 passengers on the bus, and 14 of them have been taken to two area hospitals, at least five of whom suffered serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries, according to Augusta’s WRDW News 12.
Steven Hoppenbrouwer, 61, was charged with driving under the influence and failure to maintain lane, per an Atlanta Journal-Constitution report.