American Idol: Kris Allen Injured in New Year’s Day Car Accident!

Kris Allen car accidentWe’re sending a get well soon to American Idol winner Kris Allen!

The singer’s mother confirmed that the season eight winner was hurt in a head-on collission. Kris’s wife Katy and beloved dog Zorro were also involved in the crash. Kimberly Allen shared the news with fans, releasing the following statement:

“From Kris: he’s in a lot of pain, arm broke, may not play guitar for a while. Prayers welcome please! #headoncollision. Kristopher and [his wife] Katy are both pretty beat up but ALIVE! Thank you Jesus! They are setting his arm now and will have surgery tomorrow. Zorro is fine too! Very shook up, but not injured.”

Kris is currently celebrating a successful Christmas EP that he independently released over the holidays. Though Kris will be on the mend for a few weeks, at least no one was seriously injured! zorro on twitter

Just a few hours before Kris posted a photo of his trusty sidekick. “Guess who I got a kiss from for New Years? #happynewyear #2013″

Best wishes to the entire family. We hope it’s a speedy recovery!

by Melissa Warner on January 2nd, 2013

Melissa is Unreality TV's X Factor USA expert, bringing you all the gossip on the contestants and religiously recapping their performances each week! You can follow her on Twitter and on Google+

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