Miranda Cosgrove breaks ankle in tour bus accident

Posted Aug. 11, 2011, at 5:07 p.m.
In this April 11, 2011 file photo, Nickelodeon actress and singer Miranda Cosgrove arrives at ELLE magazine's second annual Women in Music event in Los Angeles. On Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, Cosgrove broke her ankle when her tour bus was in an accident in southern Illinois on Interstate 70 outside Vandalia, about 70 miles outside St. Louis. The accident means that Cosgrove's &quotDancing Crazy Summer Tour" will be postponed until further notice.
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In this April 11, 2011 file photo, Nickelodeon actress and singer Miranda Cosgrove arrives at ELLE magazine's second annual Women in Music event in Los Angeles. On Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, Cosgrove broke her ankle when her tour bus was in an accident in southern Illinois on Interstate 70 outside Vandalia, about 70 miles outside St. Louis. The accident means that Cosgrove's "Dancing Crazy Summer Tour" will be postponed until further notice.

VANDALIA, Ill. — Actress and singer Miranda Cosgrove has broken her ankle in a tour bus accident in southern Illinois.

Gina Schulman, a spokeswoman for the star of Nickelodeon’s “iCarly,” says the accident happened early Thursday on Interstate 70 near Vandalia, 70 miles northeast of St. Louis. Schulman says all five passengers on the bus “will be fine.”

Schulman says Cosgrove’s “Dancing Crazy Summer Tour” is postponed until further notice. Cosgrove was scheduled to perform Friday in Wichita, Kan., and Saturday in Denver.

She says, “Miranda thanks everyone for their understanding and support.”

Cosgrove stars as Carly Shay, the daughter of a colonel serving overseas, on “iCarly.” Her album is “High Maintenance.” She also featured in “The School of Rock” and voiced the character Margo in “Despicable Me.”

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