John Michael Montgomery recovering after ‘serious’ tour bus accident

Country singer John Michael Montgomery was involved in a “serious accident” en route to a concert in North Carolina on Friday (September 9).

“Yesterday we had a serious accident on the way to a concert in North Carolina. Everyone on the bus is recovering from their injuries,” Montgomery wrote in an update to fans on Facebook the day after the incident.

“Despite some cuts and broken ribs, I’m fine,” he said.

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“I will be taking some time over the next few weeks to heal and be back on the road soon,” he added in his note. “I am grateful to the medics and highway patrol for their quick response to this difficult situation. Thank you to everyone for their concern.”

Montgomery – who is the brother of Montgomery Gentry‘s Eddie Montgomery — has had several hits on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart, including seven No. 1s: “I Love the Way You Love Me” (1993), “I Swear” (1994), “Be My Baby Tonight” (1994), “If You’ve Got Love” (1994), “I Can Love You Like This” (1995), “Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)” (1995) and “The Little Girl” (2000). His 1994 album Kickin’ It Up and the 1995s John Michael Montgomery topped the Hot Country Albums chart, and Kickin’ It Up also reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

His next tour date is scheduled for September. 24, in Shipshewana, Indiana. A list of current tour dates can be found on his website.

See his post about the bus accident below.

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