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Dad-To-Be Kris Allen In Accident, Not Canceling Tour

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(Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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“Thank you, Ford.”

Kris Allen took to Twitter on New Years Day to thank the car company for keeping him, his wife, Katy and his dog, Zorro safe after the family was involved in a head-on collision.  (Here’s the car post accident.)

Kris’ management confirmed the car crash happened in the singer’s hometown of Conway, Arkansas, which, as twitter showed us, left Kris in the hospital nursing a broken wrist.

Even though he was a bit battered wearing a neck brace with his arm all bandaged up, Kris’ mom, Kimberly tweeted a photo of the American Idol winner to let fans know he was okay.

In Kris’ early morning tweet, he not only thanked Ford but let slip a little secret. The singer told fans he was thankful no one was hurt in the accident especially “the little one we have on the way.”

Kris later confirmed what many already suspected when he tweeted the hashtag #gonnabeadaddy.

Though the “Live Like We’re Dying” singer is having surgery today on his wrist, he let fans know this would not disrupt his upcoming 41-date U.S. tour, which kicks off on January 8 in Killington, Vermont.

Find out if Kris is coming to your town here.

- Shannon Carlin, CBS Local

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