Kris Allen (& His Tour) Survive Car Accident

The “American Idol” winner, his wife and his French Bulldog Zorro were in a car crash Jan. 1 that left the singer/songwriter with a broken wrist. Coincidentally, the accident gave added meaning to the title of Kris Allen’s upcoming tour: Out Alive.

The singer/songwriter announced on Twitter that not only had he been in an accident, but that his wife is pregnant with their first child.

“Thank you @ford for equipping me with a car that kept my whole family @katyallen @ZorroPup and the little one we have on the way safe,” Allen tweeted Jan. 1.

“Yes I got in a really bad wreck tonight and yes I’m having a lil baby. #gonnabeadaddy” he added.

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Z100 Jingle Ball, Madison Square Garden, New York City

He also reassured fans that although he had broken his wrist in the crash that the “Out Alive” tour is still happening.

The next day he tweeted a picture of his smashed car and wrote, “Glad to make it out of this #outalive.”

The tour, which takes its name from a track off of his 2012 album Thank You Camellia, begins Jan. 8 in Killington, Vt., at the Pickle Barrel Night Club.

For more information click here for Kris Allen’s website and here for his Twitter page.

Click here for Zorro’s Twitter page.