Los Angeles: Shania Twain's tour crew members, who were in Canada as part of the singer's ongoing tour, met with a serious bus accident. As many as 13 people were injured in the crash and were immediately rushed to nearby hospitals. All of them are reportedly out of danger and are under treatment for 'non-life-threatening injuries.'
According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the highway accident occurred between Winnipeg and Saskatoon due to inclement weather. In the wake of the accident, the 58-year-old Grammy winner's management company Maverick Management issued a statement to a number of media outlets. "One crew bus and one truck from the Shania Twain - Queen Of Me tour were involved in a highway accident driving between Winnipeg and Saskatoon," the company stated.
"Multiple vehicles encountered dangerous driving conditions due to inclement weather," the company continued. "Members of the production crew who require medical attention have been taken to nearby hospitals." The company further assured that Shania was not on the bus' during the crash. The company added: "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."
Shania began the 'Queen Of Me' tour back in April. On November 7, she stopped by Winnipeg, Canada to deliver a number of her hits in front of her devotees. She is set to perform again on November 9. However, it remains unknown if the crash will impact the upcoming gig.