Jewel: ‘Car Saved My Life In Crash’

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March 13, 2011 | 10:35am EST

Pregnant singer Jewel has assured fans she’s recovering well following her car accident on Friday morning, insisting she feels “blessed” to have avoided serious injury.
A volunteer fire truck smashed into the side of the star’s vehicle in Stephenville, Texas and she was taken to a local hospital asa precaution.

Jewel reveals she was “a little sore and banged up” following the incident and is just grateful her sturdy car saved her from anything worse.

In a series of posts on her page, she writes, “Hey everyone – just got released from the ER & my Dr’s office – everything is fine – me and the baby are OK – thanks for all your thoughts and prayers.

“Dr said no working out – so I’m going to take it easy this weekend. Just a little sore and banged up – but feeling so blessed this morning.

“One thing I do know is my car saved my and baby’s life – definitely going 2 get another Cadillac SRX! It absorbed all the damage and kept me safe!”

Jewel is expecting her first child with husband Ty Murray later this year.