Musician Andy Williams is recovering in the hospital on a ventilator following a motorcycle accident on his way to church, his former bandmates confirmed.

According to the band’s Instagram post, Andy was struck down by another vehicle and is suffering from severe trauma to his body and brains.

Andy’s former band, Casting Crowns, shared a post on their Instagram asking fans and followers for their prayers. The post read:

“Our friend & former drummer, Andy Williams, was in a motorcycle accident this morning and really need your prayers!”

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Andy Williams injured in motorcycle accident

The official Casting Crowns Instagram page shared the sad news with fans that former drummer Andy Williams was involved in a motorcycle accident. They wrote:

“This morning, Andy Williams, our beloved drummer, was struck by a vehicle while on his motorcycle on his way to church. He was resuscitated at the scene and rushed to Vandy ER. Currently, Andy is on a ventilator with severe trauma to his body and brain. The doctors have performed scans and are continuing to identify the trauma suffered.”

The post continued on to say:

“He is ALIVE, but his needs are many. The doctor says right now that the best thing that can happen is for him to wake up on his own. So please stop what you’re doing and pray for Andy to wake up. Pray for his wife Kelly, his two sons Asher and Aiden, and his sister Mary.”

Are Casting Crowns still together?

Andy Williams served as drummer in the band for eight years from 2001-2009. He was replaced by Brian Scoggin who is still in the band today.

Casting Crowns, the contemporary Christian rock group, was founded back in 1999 by youth pastor Mark Hall. The band is still going strong over twenty years later, and over the years have produced eight studio albums and won a Grammy.

Current Casting Crowns members include: Mark Hall, Juan DeVevo, Chris Huffman, Megan Garrett, Melodee DeVevo, Brian Scoggin, and Josh Mix.

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