County singer John Michael Montgomery is recovering from a “critical” bus accident. On Friday, the 57-year-old and two others had been injured when his tour bus crashed in Tennessee close to the Kentucky state line.
“Yesterday we had a critical accident on the best way to a live performance in North Carolina. Everybody that was on the bus is recovering from their accidents,” the singer shared with followers in an announcement posted to Fb. “Regardless of some cuts and damaged ribs, I’m doing properly. I’ll take a while over the subsequent couple of weeks to heal and be again on the highway quickly.”
Based on a Tennessee Freeway Patrol report obtained by WATE 6, Montgomery was a passenger on a 2001 Prevost Featherlite bus touring south on I-75 simply south of Jellico when it veered off the interstate, struck an embankment and overturned.
Marc Wooden of Frankfort, KY and passenger William Salyer of Staffordsville, KY had been additionally injured within the crash, in keeping with the report.
“I’m grateful to the medics and freeway patrol for his or her fast response to this troublesome state of affairs,” Montgomery mentioned, concluding his assertion. “Because of everybody for his or her considerations.”
Montgomery and his son, rising nation artist Walker Montgomery, just lately joined forces on stage for a duet on the Kentucky State Honest. The daddy was two has an upcoming tour date on Sept. 24 on the Blue Gate Performing Arts Heart in Shipshewana, Indiana, however it’s unclear if the present will proceed as deliberate.