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On the morning of October 21, at 11:41a.m., Dolly Parton was involved in a two-vehicle car accident in Nashville. She was riding in the front passenger seat of a Nissan Xterra that was struck at an intersection.
WBIR News reported that both Parton and the driver of the Xterra were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment. Fortunately, police reported that no serious injuries occurred in the Monday morning accident.
Dolly Parton tweeted about her accident, saying: “I was in a fender bender this morning here in Nashville, but I am all good… Just a little tired and sore. Resting at home now!”
Fans of the Smoky Mountain icon immediately began offering their support. Thankfully, Dolly Parton is doing well and will be back on her feet soon! To leave your support for Dolly Parton, you can do so in the comments below.
Recently, Dolly Parton was in Pigeon Forge to announce a few big changes that were headed to her hometown. Plans are still in motion to create a $300 million resort as well as the nation’s first dual-launch roller coaster. The 300-room DreamMore Resort is set to open in the summer of 2015 while the FireChaser Express roller coaster is set to open to visitors in spring 2014. The expansion will create over 2,000 jobs in Pigeon Forge.
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