“Dancing With The Stars: Live!” Cancels Show As Crew Recovers From Tour Bus Crash


The cast and crew traveling on the “Dancing With The Stars: Live!” tour bus are recovering after their bus was involved in a multi-car crash on their way to a show in Ames, Iowa.

According to news reports, a few members of the DWTS cast and crew suffered minor injuries. While it hasn’t been confirmed which crew members were on the bus at the time, Artem Chigvinstev, Keo Motsepe, Emma Slater, Lindsay Arnold, Alan Bernsten and Sharna Burgess are all members of the tour.

Iowa Department of Transportation

“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,” the show shared on their Instagram.

According to Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Nathan Ludwig, 7 people died as a result of bad weather on Iowa roads the day of the accident.