Derek Hough Is Thankful His Girlfriend Hayley Erbert Survives Tour Bus Crash

arjunPublished on   07 Feb, 2018Updated on   25 Apr, 2021

Derek Hough was very thankful after finding that his girlfriend Hayley Erbert is safe after Dancing with the Stars (DWTS) bus crashed in the road to Ames, Lowa.


Emmy Award winner Derek really panicked when he heard that the bus carrying the DWTS crew and his beloved crashed.

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Derek acknowledged that his life could have changed in seconds after the crash incident. On 6 February, Tuesday he shared a lovely snap with girlfriend Hayley Erbert clicked at Sister Julianne Hough wedding.


Happy Birthday to my beautiful @hayley.erbert ??????

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Derek wrote “I’m so thankful my love is safe,” He continued “To my DWTS family. I love you all and I am so glad you are all safe after such terrible accident. Be strong, be safe and I will see you very soon.”

The DWTS Live tour social page confirmed the programmed was canceled. It captioned “Given this unforeseen accident and the fact that the safety and health of our cast and crew are of the utmost importance”.


IMPORTANT UPDATE FROM DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! REGARDING TONIGHT’S SHOW IN AMES, IOWA: 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.

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The multi-car accident happened in the afternoon due to the bad weather while the bus was on the road to Ames, Lowa.

According to the source, some member suffered minor injuries while rest of the cast is okay.