Lady Antebellum Tour Bus Catches Fire En Route to ACM Awards
Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott, her husband Chris Tyrell, their tour manager and driver were just about 45 minutes from AT&T Stadium, home to this Sunday’s ACM Awards, when their tour bus caught fire Thursday morning.
According to the Associated Press, the group was traveling on Interstate 30 just northeast of Dallas, in Garland, Texas, when a tire blew and a rear portion of the bus caught fire. “We had to evacuate very quickly,” Scott writes on the country trio’s Facebook page, assuring, “Everyone is safe and sound.”
No other vehicles were involved in the incident, and there are no reported injuries. They’ll need to get that tour bus repaired quickly, as Lady A’s Wheels Up Tour begins May 1st in Lubbock, Texas, with opening acts Hunter Hayes and Sam Hunt.
Nominees for Vocal Group of the Year — an honor they’ve won three times, Lady A will be performing on the ACMs. Co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards air live from the Dallas Cowboys’ home turf this Sunday, April 19th, at 8:00 p.m. ET on CBS.
Hey guys, we had a crazy morning on the way to Dallas today. Our bus tire caught on fire and we had to evacuate very…
Posted by Lady Antebellum on Thursday, April 16, 2015