Billy Burnette In Vanderbilt Hospital After Fall
Billy Burnette fell at his home earlier today, hitting his head on the
bathroom sink and blacking out for a few minutes.
explains that he lost some blood while he was having a procedure on
Monday but didn’t think there would be any complications. “I was in the
bathroom and got real light-headed and then I passed out. That’s all I
Burnette came to he began calling his sons and after reaching Beau and
telling him what happened, Beau rushed to his father’s house and
immediately called 911, and an ambulance took his dad to Vanderbilt.
Billy Jr. arrived at the hospital as soon as Beau reached him. Both boys
remained with their father as doctors examined him. Burnette had to
have 32 stitches in his head and continues to undergo tests. He also has
several cracked ribs.
thought they would just check me out and let me go home, but they say I
hit my head pretty hard, so they want to keep me overnight to make sure
I am going to be okay,” Burnette said. The singer remains in intensive
care throughout tonight.
will be just one more story to tell when Burnette updates his book,
“Crazy Like Me,” which was recently released. A companion CD by the same
name, which is a musical history of Burnette’s life, has been released
along with the book.