A Dancing With destiny trip bus was associated with a 70- car pile-up in Iowa on Monday, reports Hannah Hilyard of KCCI.
The Iowa State Patrol verifies to E! News that there was a traffic mishap including a minimum of 50 lorries on I-35 around twelve noon on Monday. The ISP verified one death which 5 individuals were seriously hurt.
Hillyard tweeted the news, composing, “One of the Dancing with the Stars tour buses heading to Ames for a performance tonight was involved in the 70+ vehicle pileup on I-35 southbound. Cast and crew members are okay — some recovering from minor injuries. Their show is cancelled for tonight.”
The Dancing With destiny Tour includes celebrities Jordan Fisher, Frankie Munoz, along with professional dancers Sharna Burgess, Jenna Johnson, Alan Bersten and Hayley Erbert and others.
Following the deadly mishap, Fisher tweeted, “Thanking God for the safety of our crew. Thanks for the prayers and well-wishes.”
JUST IN: One of the Dancing with destiny trip buses going to Ames for an efficiency tonight was associated with the 70+ car pileup on I-35 southbound. Cast and team members are all right– some recuperating from small injuries. Their program is cancelled for tonight.
— Hannah Hilyard KCCI (@Hannah_KCCI) February 5, 2018
The Stephens Auditorium verified the mishap on its Facebook: “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 declaration 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 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.”
70 cars and truck pileup going northbound on I-35 outside Ames, Iowa. 1 individual is for sure dead. Nasty website. Individuals have to SLOW down throughout a winter season storm. pic.twitter.com/sDu24 Yt67 H
— MichaelB (@MrClownSocks) February 5, 2018
As lots of as 70 vehicles associated with an enormous crash on I 35 near Ames. Someone dead, perhaps 5 seriously hurt. Story county constables department states it?s the worst crash they?ve ever seen. pic.twitter.com/VPITfUNOpk
— Todd Magel (@ToddMagelKCCI) February 5, 2018
Reporter Todd Magel tweeted an image from the scene and composed, “As many as 70 cars involved in a massive crash on I 35 near Ames. One person dead, possibly five critically injured. Story county sheriffs department says it’s the worst crash they’ve ever seen.”
According to the trip’s press info, “ABC’s primary home entertainment program is striking the roadway! This year, the multi-Emmy award winning Dancing with destiny is going out of the studio and into your regional casino. Including a few of the program’s most popular rivals, this live trip will recreate the most unforgettable dances from the program’s 25 seasons, along with display brand name brand-new never-before-seen regimens! The line-up is set to consist of a host of well-known names, along with some favorites from the program!”
E! News has actually connected to ABC for additional information.