Ree Drummond, who’s higher generally known as “The Pioneer Lady,” gave followers a fast, joyful replace Thursday on her husband and nephew following a scary automotive crash.
“Ladd and Caleb are therapeutic up after their accident on the ranch. (And the Drummond household is so grateful for all your sort phrases!),” she wrote on social media.
Drummond’s husband since 1996, 52-year-old Ladd, and her nephew Caleb, 21, had been driving separate fireplace vans responding to an incident on March 10 close to their ranch in Osage County, Okla., once they collided head-on. A report from Oklahoma Freeway Patrol, obtained by People, indicated that “excessive winds on a gravel highway” meant that the drivers could not see. Neither was sporting a seatbelt and Caleb was ejected from the automobile.
Both men were injured, with Caleb being taken to the hospital in essential situation instantly. He was identified with a extreme concussion and damaged ribs, however he is since been launched.
Ladd, who refused remedy on the scene, later thought higher of it and determined to drive himself in for medical consideration.
“He referred to as me on his manner and tried to clarify what occurred,” Ree wrote in an earlier update, “at which period I promptly misplaced all feeling in my knees earlier than working out the door and heading to city.”
His prognosis: His neck was damaged in two locations, certainly one of which required surgical procedure to stabilize it. Docs ordered a neck brace to assist the opposite heal, which suggests he’ll have to put on it at daughter Alex’s marriage ceremony, which is ready for Might 1.
Ree’s newest replace additionally included a hyperlink to her weblog, the place she famous that two of her kids, daughter Alex and son Todd, talked about Ladd and Caleb throughout a March 31 query and reply session with followers.
“Lots of people are asking how our dad is,” Alex stated. “He is doing so much higher. He is recovering and he is even beginning to get again into ranch work.”
As for Caleb, Todd defined that he was, “just about all healed up and again to his regular life.”
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