A Dancing With The Stars tour bus was involved in a fatal crash during a snowstorm in Ames, Iowa on Monday.
All the cast and crew members of Dancing with the Stars: Live! Light Up The Night are fine, with some recovering from minor injuries, a tour spokesperson confirmed to press.
Iowa State Patrol told KCCI that one person died in the massive, chain reaction crash that involved up to 70 vehicles on the snow covered freeway. Five others were critically injured.
With the safety and health of the DWTS cast and crew a top priority, tour officials decided to cancel Monday night’s show at Stephens Auditorium. Read the full statement (below):
“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. 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 cancelled. 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.”