Members of the family featured on the TLC reality series “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” were involved in a traffic collision Monday night, the Los Angeles Times’ Show Tracker reports, noting that all the family members are fine.
“As many of you have heard we were in a car accident last night. It was really scary for us, since it was the first time any of us had ever been in a wreck,” the family’s matriarch, Mama June Shannon, said in a statement Tuesday. “We are definitely really sore today, but our top priority is to celebrate Pumpkin’s birthday. She turned 14 today and no matter how sore we feel we are going to go out and celebrate. As always we want to thank everyone for their support and well wishes."
The people in the car included Shannon, Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson, Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon, Jessica “Chubbs” Shannon and June Shannon’s husband, Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson, the story says. Mike Thompson was driving when they were hit by another car.
The family was taken to a nearby hospital, but no one had serious injuries, the story adds. The film crew for the show wasn’t with the family at the time.
The third season of the show will premiere Jan. 16.