‘Dancing with the Stars’ Tour Bus Involved in Fatal Collison
On Monday, a tour bus for the "Dancing with the Stars: Live! Light Up the Night" tour was involved in a deadly multi-vehicle crash in Ames, Iowa.
Due to a snowstorm, nearly 70 vehicles were involved in the accident, which took place on a snow-covered freeway. According to KCCI, one person died and five are in critical condition.
A spokesperson for "Dancing with the Stars: Live! Light Up the Night" said in a statement, “One of the tour buses transporting cast and crew of 'Dancing with the Stars: Live! Light Up the Night' was involved in a multi-car accident this afternoon due to bad weather while en route to Ames, Iowa. All cast and crew members are fine, with some recovering from minor injuries.”
The statement continued, “Given this unforeseen accident, and the fact that the safety and health of our cast and crew is of the utmost importance, tonight's show at Stephens Auditorium in Ames, IA, has been canceled. To anyone involved in the accident, the entire cast sends their best wishes for a speedy recovery, and their deepest apologies to all of the fans who have been waiting to see the show tonight. Information regarding rescheduling and/or refunds will be available soon.”
Jordan Fisher, who is part of the tour after winning the last season of “Dancing with the Stars,” tweeted, “Thanking God for the safety of our crew. Thanks for the prayers and well-wishes.”
Some of the other stars on the tour include Frankie Muniz, Sharna Burgess, Witney Carson, Lindsay Arnold, Sasha Farber and Gleb Savchenko.