John Michael Montgomery, a 57-year-old country singer, was injured after being involved in a horrific bus accident in Tennessee near the Kentucky state line on Friday, September 9, 2022.
John was one of the passengers on the tour bus that crashed due to overturning. The accident occurred just south of Jellico on I-75 when the tour bus veered off of the interstate and hit an embankment before overturning. The country music icon was travelling for a performance at a concert in North Carolina when the crash happened.
Keep reading this article to learn more about the country singer, Montgomery, the tour bus accident and more!
John Michael Montgomery Bus Accident: Checkout What happened!
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol report, “A 2001 Prevost Featherlite tour bus veered off the interstate just south of Jellico, struck an embankment, and crashed. Three people were injured in the accident.”
The injured were identified as the “I Swear” singer, John Michael Montgomery; William Salyer of Staffordsville, Ky.; and Marc Wood of Frankfort, Ky. Among all the injured individuals, only Salyer was not wearing a seatbelt during the bus crash.
What happened to John Michael Montgomery?
Informing all well-wishers about his health status amid the crash incident, the iconic country singer, John Michael Montgomery, shared a post on his Facebook page. In the post, Montgomery wrote,
“Yesterday we had a serious accident on the way to a performance in North Carolina. Everyone travelling on the bus, including all the crew members, are recovering from their injuries. Despite getting some cuts and broken ribs, I am doing well, but it will take a couple of weeks to heal and get back on the road soon.”
Expressing his gratitude, the singer wrote, “I am grateful to the medics and highway patrol for their quick response to this challenging situation. There have been no further crash-related revelations. Thanks to everyone for their concerns.”
As per the statement, Montgomery will be taking a break to recover from the injuries, but the date from which he will be resuming the tour is not known yet. The extent of the injuries the other two men have suffered has not been revealed, but the country singer expressed his hope that they will recover soon.
Who is John Michael Montgomery?
John Michael Montgomery is a country music icon in America who was born on January 20, 1965 in Danville, Kentucky. Montgomery made his debut in the music industry in 1992 and has released 10 studio albums since then.
Before starting his solo career in 1992, Montgomery used to perform alongside his brother Eddie, who eventually became famous as one half of the popular duo Montgomery Gentry.
More About His Career Accomplishments
In the 1990s, Montgomery was able to establish himself as among the biggest hitmakers in the country music format. Songs like “I Swear” and “Life’s a Dance” are counted among the best of the decade.
In his 30-year-long career, Montgomery has had more than 30 singles that have hit the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Seven of his singles on the Billboard country charts have peaked at the number one position. His songs “I Swear,” “I Love the Way You Love Me,” “If You’ve Got Love,” “I Can Love You Like That,” “Be My Baby Tonight,” “The Little Girl” and “Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)” have all been number one hits on the billboard charts.
Just like all his fans, we also hope that the country icon, John Michael Montgomery, will recover from his injuries very soon and resume his tour with his usual energy. We hope that you were able to get all the required details about the John Michael Montgomery Bus Accident. Keep visiting the website for the latest updates from around the world.