Country singer John Michael Montgomery injured in tour bus crash, left with broken ribs and cuts
JELLICO, TENNESSEE: John Michael Montgomery was on his way to the next show in North Carolina when his tour bus lost control near Jellico and the country singer was involved in a nasty crash. Montgomery suffered several cuts and broken ribs following which he had to cancel his show on Friday, September 9, and miss another show in New Braunfels, Texas, that was initially scheduled for September 17. He took to his social media to talk about the accident.
The 'Love the Way You Love Me' country singer was involved in a horrible crash, endured injuries, but luckily got out of it alive. Montgomery, 57, shared on his Facebook account, "Yesterday we had a serious accident on the way to a concert in North Carolina. Everyone that was on the bus is recovering from their injuries. Despite some cuts and broken ribs, I am doing well. I will take some time over the next couple of weeks to heal and be back on the road soon. I am grateful to the medics and highway patrol for their quick response to this difficult situation. Thanks to everyone for their concerns."
John Michael Montgomery injured after tour bus veered off
Montgomery had to cancel his two shows due to the injuries. He is expected to return to the stage on September 24 in Shipshewana, Indiana. Along with Montgomery, William Salyer and Marc Wood were also injured. As per WTRF, the Tennessee Highway Patrol report states that Montgomery was a passenger on the 2001 Prevost Featherlite bus that was traveling south on I-75 just south of Jellico when it veered off the interstate. Everybody in the vehicle was safe as there were no fatalities recorded.
As per Montgomery's official website, his fans can find him live on September 24, 2022, in Shipshewana, IN, then on October 10 in Perry, GA, and on October 15 in Richmond Hill, GA. Montgomery's tour will continue till the second last month of the year as you can find him performing live on November 5 in Lakehills, TX. Montgomery is the definition of a country singer's success as he has placed at least 30 songs on the Billboard country charts, and seven of his songs including 'I Swear', 'Be My Baby Tonight', 'If You've Got Love', comfortably reached number one.