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01/18/2017 09:49 am ET

‘Chrisley Knows Best’ Star Savannah Chrisley Rushed To Hospital After Scary Car Wreck

The reality star remembers "going in and out of consciousness" on the scene.

Savannah Chrisley, star of the USA network reality show “Chrisley Knows Best,” was injured in a frightening car wreck on Monday resulting in a fractured vertebrae and residual back pain.

Chrisley was driving her white four-door sedan during a rainstorm when she tried to adjust a floor mat. The mat, however, was wedged underneath the gas pedal, causing Chrisley’s vehicle to veer off the road and into a guardrail.

The 19-year-old TV personality recounted the scary incident in an Instagram post on Tuesday, describing the aftermath as “some of the toughest” moments she’s ever experienced. Chrisley included a picture of herself wearing a neck brace in a hospital bed, as well as a photo of her wrecked car. 

“As soon as I hit the guardrail my airbags came out and because of the airbags and seatbelt the injuries weren’t near as bad as they could have been,” the wrote former beauty queen, who is based in Atlanta. “But what I do remember is going in and out of consciousness screaming for help and cars just continued to pass. It felt like I had been laying there for at least twenty minutes begging for help.”

Luckily, a good Samaritan came to Chrisley’s aid and called the police. She was immediately rushed to the hospital, where she is currently recovering.

I can truly say that I now FULLY understand the meaning of this quote...the past couple of days have been some of the toughest days for me. And I truly think that God has made them so difficult because I began straying away from Him and His word...I got in a car accident early Monday morning because my floor mat had gotten stuck behind my pedals so I looked down for a brief second to try and get it out of the way and then I realized that I was headed straight towards the guardrails....I tried to over correct but it didn't help. As soon as I hit the guardrail my airbags came out and because of the airbags and seatbelt the injuries weren't near as bad as they could have been. But what I do remember is going in and out of consciousness screaming for help and cars just continued to pass. It felt like I had been laying there for at least twenty minutes begging for help. And then a man stopped and ran over to me and got the police my way...so thank you to the amazing man that stopped and helped me as everyone else was passing. I have no idea who you are but thank you...I could never repay you for your act of kindness. Also...to all of you hurtful people that are saying that I deserved it and got what was coming for me...you need Jesus and I'll help by praying for you. And to all of those who are being supportive...I thank you very much. It means the world. The next month or so I will be recovering from a broken vertebrae which has caused numbness in my hands and fingers and pain all throughout my neck, back, and shoulders. While recovering physically I'm going to take time to recover spiritually and mentally as well. I want to be the best version of myself possible and that will happen. We all make mistakes...all that matters is how we learn and grow from them. I truly believe that God has used this situation to open my eyes to what is truly important in life and to put my focus back on Him in order to live the right life and be unbelievably happy. So right now I just want to say thank you again...love you all ❤️ -SFC-

A photo posted by Savannah Faith Chrisley (@savannahchrisley) on

Chrisley has starred for four seasons on the hit reality show in her name, which also follows her father, Todd Chrisley, a Georgia real estate mogul who dubs himself the “patriarch of perfection.” 

“It’s the worst feeling in the world to get a call late at night while sleeping to hear on the other end that your child has been involved in a serious car accident and that you need to come to the hospital immediately,” the elder Chrisley said in a statement to E! News. “That’s the call we received this morning about our daughter Savannah.”

He stated that his daughter suffered a fractured vertebrae in her neck along with several bruises and burns from the airbags.

“We have a six-week recovery period,” he concluded. “We are all so thankful to the good Lord above for His grace and mercy.”

“Chrisley Knows Best” Season 5 is currently set to premiere Feb. 21 on USA. 

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