NEW Fox News articles can now be heard on audio! Read this article. 0:00 / 2:27 BeyondWords Singer Following a bike accident in Nashville on Wednesday, Amy Grant was taken to the hospital.
Grant, 61, fell off her bike while riding with a companion and was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she was treated for abrasions and wounds. According to a representative for the “Baby Baby” singer, Grant was using a helmet at the time of the collision, Fox News Digital reports.
According to a spokesman for Grant, she is doing well and spent Wednesday night in the hospital as a precaution. On Thursday, she will spend the night again so that more observation may be done.
Grant’s cycling mishap occurred two years after she underwent open heart surgery to treat a heart problem she had from birth but had only recently become aware of.
Amy Grant has surgery to treat a heart condition that she has had since birth, a representative said.
The Christian singer was identified as having a PAPVR, or partial anomalous pulmonary venous return, which improperly circulates blood through the cardiac chambers. In June 2020, she will have surgery, she said.
On “Good Morning America” in February of last year, Grant stated, “I think women tend to put their health on the back burner.”
“It’s more along the lines of, ‘Oh, my kids, my grandkids, job, and my spouse. We need each other’s gifts in addition to all of those other things. Get someone else to look into it even if you say, “Oh, I have nothing on the radar.”
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Grant was selected as one of the five recipients to receive the Kennedy Center Honors this year earlier this month. On Dec. 4 in Washington, D.C., she will receive recognition on stage at the Kennedy Center Opera House.
Grant shared a statement received the Kennedy Center after she was honored.
She remarked, “I never in a million years imagined ever winning this renowned Kennedy Center Honors.” “Over the years, I’ve witnessed a lot of my heroes being serenaded by friends and other creatives, and I’ve always been affected by how movies and music can unite us and help us see the best in one another.