Shania Twain’s Crew Members Injured In Tour Bus Accident
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Over A Dozen Members Of Shania Twain’s Production Crew Hospitalized Following Tour Bus Accident In Canada
Multiple members of Shania Twain‘s crew were injured following a tour bus crash on Wednesday (November 8).
USA TODAY reports over a dozen members of Shania’s crew were hospitalized following the accident, which occurred in Canada. The bus was traveling between Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Twain’s manager shared a statement with USA TODAY regarding the crash, saying:
“…one crew bus and one truck from the Shania Twain – Queen Of Me tour were involved in a highway accident…[and] multiple vehicles encountered dangerous driving conditions due to inclement weather.”
The manager added, “Members of the production crew who require medical attention have been taken to nearby hospitals. We are incredibly thankful to the emergency services teams for their quick response and ongoing support. We ask for patience as we look after our touring family.”
The Saskatchewan Royal Canadian Mounted Police also issued a statement about the accident. They told USA Today they received a report about “a rolled coach bus on Highway #1, east of Wolseley, Saskatchewan” around 7 AM.
Later, the Mounted Police told USA Today 13 crew members “were treated in [the] hospital for injuries described as non-life-threatening.”
Shania Twain Addresses Her Crew Members’ Conditions Following Tour Bus Accident
Twain had a show at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon on Thursday (November 9), hence the reason why her crew was heading that way. She was not on the tour bus at the time of the accident.
Before her concert at SaskTel, Shania shared a message on her Instagram Story about her injured crew members. She said:
“Thank you so much for the (outpour) of love and support from everyone. First and foremost my touring family are safe. Anyone needing medical care is receiving great support. The local community and every single crew person has been phenomenal in the face of a very scary scenario. Hug and hold those you love, we are doing the same!”
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the injured crew members as they recover.