January 1, 2016
'Days Of Our Lives' Spoilers: Lives Hang In The Balance As Car Accident Rocks Salem

Fans are anxious for Days of Our Lives spoilers to see just what happens to Daniel, Jennifer, Brady, and Eric. As everybody saw at the end of Thursday's episode, Eric was driving drunk, Brady and Daniel were in a car together, and Jennifer swerved as she was driving and saw something alarming. Where do things head from here?

Unfortunately, there is no new episode of DOOL on Friday, so fans will have to wait until Monday's show to see what comes next. Days of Our Lives spoiler previews have shown some key details that actually fit what fans have been theorizing for a while now.

Sadly, it appears that Daniel will not survive the car accident, and it would appear that Jennifer ultimately will be fine. However, both Eric and Brady are in grave condition. Maggie will be told that she needs to decide whether Brady or Eric gets Daniel's heart, a choice that is clearly a heartbreaking and impossible one.

Of course, viewers will have to suspend reality a bit here on this one, as it's highly unlikely both Brady and Eric would happen to be a match, and that the donor's mother would never be told the decision lies with her. However, in the land of soap operas, it certainly makes for good drama. Who will Maggie choose?

While Greg Vaughan is leaving the role of Eric Brady, this departure is said to be happening in the spring. In addition, there have been no rumors or signs that Eric Martsolf is leaving the role of Brady Black. It may be that Maggie gives Brady the heart, and Eric remains in dire medical condition for quite some time.

Vaughan has teased some details about his departure that led fans to believe that he won't be killed off, but there is a significant crisis that has the family rallying around his side. There will be tense moments, however, as Days of Our Lives spoilers indicate that Nicole will be tearing into Jennifer during this hard time.

As Soap Central details, this tragedy will bring quite a few people back to town as everybody gathers to mourn the loss of Daniel and sort through what has happened. Chloe is back and will be connecting with Nicole over Daniel's passing, and Melanie is returning too. In addition, Shawn is returning to town in January, although no specific return date for Shawn has been revealed yet.

Elsewhere in Salem, Abigail will be working to convince Chad that Thomas is his son. Days of Our Lives spoilers have indicated that it will take some work to prove this to Chad. Quite soon, Abby and Chad will band together to topple his family, and there may even be an engagement and wedding coming soon for them as there are happier days for "Chabby" ahead.

Additional Days of Our Lives spoilers via NBC share that the teens will do some partying of their own after everybody leaves the party, which could lead to some drama. In addition, Rafe will grow concerned about how far Hope will go to get a confession from Stefano. Ava sets up Steve to uncover her big secret while Belle and Philip grow closer.

There is going to be a huge confrontation between Hope and Stefano in this coming week. Hope is determined to find out the truth, but will Stefano come clean? There have been rumors that Joseph Mascolo might soon be leaving the role of Stefano, and many wonder just how the character will be written out of the buzz is accurate.

There will be significant fallout and many emotional moments coming as the drama from this car accident plays out. Stay tuned for more Days of Our Lives spoilers as the new week of episodes begins on Monday, January 4.

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