‘Chrisley Knows Best’ Star Savannah Chrisley Breaks Silence After Car Accident Leaves Her With Fractured Vertebrae

Savannah Chrisley was left with a fractured vertebrae and other injuries following a scary car crash.

The Atlanta-based beauty pageant queen was driving through a rainstorm when she reached down to fix her driver’s side floor mat. The mat became wedged underneath the gas pedal. When Chrisley looked up, she veered into a guardrail.

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Hours after the news, Chrisley described the terrifying scene of the accident: “The past couple of days have been some of the toughest days for me,” she shared on Instagram. “I got in a car accident early Monday morning because my floor mat had gotten stuck behind my pedals so I looked down for a brief second to try and get it out of the way and then I realized that I was headed straight towards the guardrails… I tried to over correct but it didn’t help.”

She thanked a stranger for potentially saving her life in the aftermath of the crash: “What I do remember is going in and out of consciousness screaming for help and cars just continued to pass. It felt like I had been laying there for at least twenty minutes begging for help. And then a man stopped and ran over to me and got the police my way… so thank you to the amazing man that stopped and helped me as everyone else was passing. I have no idea who you are but thank you… I could never repay you for your act of kindness.”

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I can truly say that I now FULLY understand the meaning of this quote…the past couple of days have been some of the toughest days for me. And I truly think that God has made them so difficult because I began straying away from Him and His word…I got in a car accident early Monday morning because my floor mat had gotten stuck behind my pedals so I looked down for a brief second to try and get it out of the way and then I realized that I was headed straight towards the guardrails….I tried to over correct but it didn't help. As soon as I hit the guardrail my airbags came out and because of the airbags and seatbelt the injuries weren't near as bad as they could have been. But what I do remember is going in and out of consciousness screaming for help and cars just continued to pass. It felt like I had been laying there for at least twenty minutes begging for help. And then a man stopped and ran over to me and got the police my way…so thank you to the amazing man that stopped and helped me as everyone else was passing. I have no idea who you are but thank you…I could never repay you for your act of kindness. Also…to all of you hurtful people that are saying that I deserved it and got what was coming for me…you need Jesus and I'll help by praying for you. And to all of those who are being supportive…I thank you very much. It means the world. The next month or so I will be recovering from a broken vertebrae which has caused numbness in my hands and fingers and pain all throughout my neck, back, and shoulders. While recovering physically I'm going to take time to recover spiritually and mentally as well. I want to be the best version of myself possible and that will happen. We all make mistakes…all that matters is how we learn and grow from them. I truly believe that God has used this situation to open my eyes to what is truly important in life and to put my focus back on Him in order to live the right life and be unbelievably happy. So right now I just want to say thank you again…love you all ❤️ -SFC-

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Her father, real estate mogul Todd Chrisley, told E! News how horrified he was to learn of the incident: “It’s the worst feeling in the world to get a call late at night while sleeping to hear on the other end that your child has been involved in a serious car accident and that you need to come to the hospital immediately. That’s the call we received this morning about our daughter Savannah,” he said in a statement.

“Savannah survived with a fractured vertebrae in her neck and several bruises and burns from the airbags. We have a six-week recovery period and we are all so thankful to the good Lord above for His grace and mercy,” he continued.

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Todd wrapped up his statement with: “Everyone look out for the girl wearing the helmet and riding a tricycle down the highways going forward.”

 

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