Dolly Parton Involved In Car Accident In Nashville

Country singer and actress Dolly Parton was involved in a car accident in Nashville on Monday.

According to police reports, Parton was in the front seat of an SUV on the passenger side, when the vehicle was hit.

A Nashville police statement blames the driver of the other vehicle, with failing to yield to the SUV.

The statement reads in full:

“Dolly Parton received minor injuries late this morning when the SUV in which she was riding was struck by a car at the intersection of Vaulx Lane and Kirkwood Avenue.

Parton was the front seat passenger in a Nissan Xterra being driven by Judy Ogle, 68, of Nashville. They were traveling eastbound on Kirkwood Avenue when a Mitsubishi Diamante being driven by Diane Lish, 64, of Old Hickory, pulled into the intersection from Vaulx Lane. The two vehicles collided at 11:41 a.m. The investigation shows that Lish failed to yield.

Ogle and Parton were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment. Lish was taken to Centennial Medical Center. None of the injuries appeared to be serious.”

The 67-year-old let her fans know that she was doing okay on Twitter:

Many of her fans took to Twitter to wish Dolly Parton well, as she is a beloved member of the country music community.

Luckily Dolly Parton was not seriously injured in the car accident and appears to only need some rest.