DWTS: Hayley Erbert offers recovery update after crash with Derek Hough
Dancing with the Stars judge Derek Hough and his fiancé Hayley Erbert were recently involved in a car accident. Haley is sharing a recovery update with fans.
Dancing with the Stars judge Derek Hough's fiancé, Hayley Erbert, opened up to fans about her recovery after the couple's recent car accident. The two dancers have been together since 2015. Derek got down on one knee to propose to Hayley, June 2022. Since then, the couple has been planning their dream wedding.
While Hayley and Derek were planning their wedding, the couple took a trip to the mountains to celebrate the holiday together. Unfortunately, their trip took an unexpected turn when they were involved in a car accident on December 12th. Now, two weeks later, Hailey has shared an update on her recovery on Instagram. Hayley posted some horrific photos of the cuts and swelling on her face, explaining: "It's crazy to see my face take on a whole new shape after our accident, it's really scary." Photos posted by Lee show how her recovery progressed over the course of a week. Fortunately, the swelling has largely subsided and the wound continues to heal.
Hayley Is Manifesting No More Injuries For The New Year
As Hailey is still recovering from her recent injury, she is praying that the new season will be free from injury year. In November, Hayley injured her shoulder while rehearsing for the Dancing With the Stars finale. Now, a month later, she is recovering again. Despite these recent injuries, Hailey is proud and impressed that her body is healing in the way it does. She wrote, "I want to show that 2023 is the year of health and strength. No more injuries." It's unclear if Derek was also injured; however, he did note that the scariest part of the incident was Hayley lost her memory nearly 20 minutes before paramedics and firefighters arrived on the scene.
It is believed that Hayley is in good spirits as she continues to rest and recover from the couple's recent accident. Fortunately, no other vehicles were involved in the accident. On the hill, accidents could have been worse; however, the Dancing With the Stars judge and his soon-to-be wife were lucky to suffer some minor injuries. Many of Derek's co-stars expressed their support and sent their best wishes to Derek and Hayley as they recover from their recent accident.
There is no doubt that Derek and Hayley will be Enter the new year with many things to be grateful for. While this may have been a more laid-back celebration, the couple needed to take time off in order to get back to doing what they love, which is dancing. Here's hoping Hayley's injury-free performance in the new year actually comes true, allowing her and Derek to return to the Dancing With the Stars ballroom and perform together for the fans again.
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