Hallmark Star hospitalized after accident in Tennessee


Pixabay Several ambulances park in the emergency room of a hospital.

A popular singer who has appeared on the Hallmark Channel multiple times over the years had a horrifying bicycle accident on Wednesday. Amy Grant, who starred in Hallmark’s “Tennessee Christmas” alongside Kellie Pickler, Vince Gill and Michael W. Smith, was hospitalized after the incident.

Here’s what you need to know:

Grant was hospitalized as a precaution

According to WSMV, Grant was cycling in Percy Warner Park when the accident happened. Her management team said she was wearing a helmet at the time, but she still suffered minor injuries. She was taken to Vanderbilt Hospital and treated for bruises and lacerations.

Grant was with a friend at the time of the accident, People detailed. Apparently Grant fell while riding a bike, although no further details of the fall itself have been released. The Christian singer was in stable condition and remained in hospital overnight Wednesday. Page Six reported that Grant decided to stay Wednesday night, a decision she made out of caution. She would remain in the hospital on Thursday evening for treatment and observation as well.

As her fans may recall, two years ago Grant underwent open-heart surgery to correct a condition she had had since birth. The rare condition, called partial abnormal pulmonary venous return, was not something Grant knew she had until it was discovered during a regular checkup.

Grant’s team has provided fans with an update

As news of Grant’s accident and hospitalization spread, his management team shared an update on their Twitter page. The brief statement confirmed that Grant was in hospital in stable condition, and it was expected that she would soon be released to return home.

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“Thank you to everyone who offers prayers and wishes for Amy after her bicycle accident yesterday… Your kind thoughts and heartfelt prayers are felt and received. Amy wore her helmet and we remind you all to do the same! the read message.

A number of Grant fans responded to the tweet to send additional well wishes.

“I wish the best for Amy’s recovery. Vince is all about family and we love him for it. We will miss seeing him play here at Tysons VA tomorrow,” one fan tweeted.

“Sending big healing hugs! another fan shared.

Grant’s team shared the same post on the singer’s Facebook page Thursday night, and many fans responded with well wishes.

“Amy will take this in stride and glean insight into the experience that pleases God and nurtures those of us who appreciate her wisdom and humor. Prayers for V. Gill and his children. Thank God it wasn’t more serious. We love you Miss Amy!!!!!” commented one ardent fan.

In just the first hour that Grant’s Facebook page made the update available, nearly 1,000 fans commented and more than 7,000 reacted to the post with heart or caring emoji reactions.

“Amy’s music has spoken to my wife and me so many times over the years. We like it! And pray that she recovers quickly and experiences God’s healing,” another supporter shared.

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