Wynonna Judd's husband, Michael Scott "Cactus" Moser, who severed his
left leg in a motorcycle accident in South Dakota over the weekend, had
to have his leg amputated above the knee, according to a statement from
one of Judd's representatives.
Moser, a drummer in Judd's band, also had to undergo surgery on his hand, according to Jennifer Witherell.
Associated Press reports that Moser and Judd were riding separate
motorcycles on U.S. Highway 16 in the Black Hills of South Dakota on
Saturday when Moser's motorcycle crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a
car. Judd was riding in front of Moser and was not injured in the
Moser was cited for crossing the center line and for not having a motorcycle license.
outpouring of prayer and support from friends, family and fans has been
a blessing to both Cactus and I," Judd said Sunday in a statement.
"Cactus is a champion. I love him deeply and I will not leave his side."
Monday, a separate statement read: "Judd and Moser appreciate all of
the quick medical and police responders as well as the hospital staff
and well-wishes from family, friends and fans."
The couple was married at Judd's farm in Leiper's Fork in June.