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Washington Band Won't Attend Apple Cup After Bus Accident

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SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 19: Members of the Washington Huskies band perform as cheerleaders take the field prior to the game against the Arizona State Sun Devils on November 19, 2016 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

On Thursday afternoon, a significant portion of the Washington band was involved in a scary accident when their bus rolled over. According to an earlier report, 47 of the 56 members on board the bus were sent to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

On Friday afternoon, the team announced the band would not complete the rest of the journey to Pullman for Washington's rivalry game against Washington State.

Brad McDavid, the director of athletic bands at UW, released a statement confirming the news.

"The Husky Marching Band is like a family, and we do everything together. With that in mind, the band will not attend the 2018 Apple Cup game in respect and consideration of the recovery our students and staff need following our bus accident last night."

Two members of the band remain under medical supervision, though their injuries are "not believed to be life-threatening," according to a statement from the school.

Washington State and Washington kick off tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on FOX.