Miranda Cosgrove Turns to Twitter After "Extremely Scary" Bus Crash

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Aug. 12 2011, Published 9:50 a.m. ET

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Miranda Cosgrove has a new lease on life. The 18-year-old iCarly star was injured in a horrible bus crash, and has turned to Twitter to thank fans for their support.

"Thank u so much for all your messages. They mean so much to me. Yesterday was extremely scary & I'm just so happy everyone's gonna be okay." Miranda Tweeted today.

While on her way from Ohio to Kansas on Friday night for the next stop on her Dancing Crazy tour, the singer fractured her right ankle when her bus was involved in a pile-up.

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“Miranda Cosgrove’s tour bus was involved in an accident early this morning in Illinois on I-70, just outside of Vandalia,” her rep said yesterday. “There were five passengers on the bus, and Miranda suffered a broken ankle. At this time, we are told everyone will be fine."

The statement added: “Because of this, her tour is postponed until further notice, Miranda thanks everyone for their understanding and support.”


Her mom suffered from multiple injuries, but should be released from the hospital soon.

Bus driver Randy McClure sustained the most critical injuries and was airlifted from the crash scene. He is now in stable condition and expected to make a full recovery.


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