Carrie Underwood suffers broken wrist after 'hard fall,' rep says

A rep for the singer said, "Her recovery will take some time."

ByJoi-marie Mckenzie
November 12, 2017, 12:43 PM

— -- Carrie Underwood is recovering after suffering a broken wrist and other injuries, her rep told ABC News.

The accident happened Friday, two days after the country music singer hosted the 51st annual CMA Awards in Nashville.

"On Friday night, Carrie Underwood took a hard fall on some steps outside her home," her rep said in a statement. "While there were no life-threatening injuries, she was taken to the hospital to be treated. She sustained multiple injuries including a broken wrist and some cuts and abrasions from the fall."

PHOTO: Carrie Underwood (L) and Mike Fisher (R) attend Nashville Shines for Haiti benefiting Sean Penn's J/P Haitian relief organization at the Arndt Estate, Oct. 24, 2017 in Brentwood, Tenn.
Carrie Underwood (L) and Mike Fisher (R) attend Nashville Shines for Haiti benefiting Sean Penn's J/P Haitian relief organization at the Arndt Estate, Oct. 24, 2017 in Brentwood, Tenn.
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Underwood, 34, lives in Nashville with her husband, Mike Fisher.

The singer's rep added that Fisher, 37, "was able to make it back into town that night to be with her and she was released from the hospital."

PHOTO: Carrie Underwood attends the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn.
Carrie Underwood attends the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn.
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"Her recovery will take some time and she appreciates all prayers and well wishes," the statement concluded.

After news of her accident broke, Underwood thanked fans for their support.

"Thanks so much for all the well wishes everybody...I'll be alright...might just take some time," she wrote on Facebook Sunday. "Glad I've got the best hubby in the world..."

Due to her injuries, Underwood was forced to cancel her performance at the Country Rising benefit concert tonight in Nashville, according to the Tennessean.

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