March 26, 2008 11:33 AM   Subscribe

Emilio Navaira is a Grammy-winning Tejano and country singer. Navaira's tour bus was traveling north along west 610 Loop near the Southwest Freeway when it crashed into a set of freeway barrels shortly before 4 a.m. He is clinging to life in a Houston hospital. His fans are praying for him. Doctors say he is now stable, but he faces a difficult recovery at best, and may never perform again.

I hope with all my heart this does not become an obituary thread. This is a really big story for Tejano music fans. (It also appears Emilio was driving his own bus without a proper license, but maybe we don't need to argue about blame for the accident for now?)

Eight other members of his tour were injured, some seriously.
posted by fourcheesemac (5 comments total)

posted by Pollomacho at 11:42 AM on March 26, 2008

I read about this the other day. I hope at the very least he has a speedy recovery and at the very most is able to perform again.
posted by sleepy pete at 12:03 PM on March 26, 2008

I really like that YouTube clip under 'singer' in the post. I'm really hoping for the best for him. Tejano / Conjunto music is such wonderful fun.
posted by dog food sugar at 3:00 PM on March 26, 2008

posted by Rumple at 9:05 PM on March 26, 2008

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