Singer Kris Allen hospitalized after car crash

The American Idol star broke his arm in the head-on collision on New Year’s Day.

Singer Kris Allen was hospitalized with a broken arm on New Year's Day after a car crash.

The American Idol star was with his wife, Katy, and dog, Zorro, when their vehicle was involved in an accident. His mother Kimberly took to her Twitter page to inform fans of the smash.

In a series of posts, she wrote, "From Kris: he's in a lot of pain, arm broke, may not play guitar for a while. Prayers welcome please! head on collision. Kristopher and Katy are both pretty beat up but ALIVE! Thank you Jesus! They are setting his arm now and (he) will have surgery tomorrow."

Allen later took to his own page on the site to update fans about his condition and reveal he and his wife are expecting their first child.

He added, "Thank you Ford for equipping me with a car that kept my whole family and the little one we have on the way safe. Yes I got in a really bad wreck tonight and yes I'm having a lil (sic) baby. Gonna (sic) be a daddy."

The singer also assured followers he will still play his upcoming shows despite his injuries. In an additional post, he wrote, "Don't worry everyone I may have broken my wrist but the Out Alive Tour is still on."

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