Here’s the latest on Rev. Timothy Wright of Brooklyn, NY. According to a spokesperson, the Gospel singer remains hospitalized in stable condition. Rev. Timothy Wright was critically injured when a suspected drunk driver driving the wrong way smashed head-on into their car on I-80 in Pennsylvania on July 4th.
The Grammy-nominated singer, known as the Godfather of Gospel, was returning from a Church of God in Christ conference in Detroit, with his wife and grandson, when the accident occurred.
At EUR Gospel’s deadline time Rev. Timothy Wright was expected to have surgery to repair a fractured jaw. He also suffered a fractured leg, ankle, ribs and neck from an automobile crash that killed his wife and grandson
A spokesperson told MyFoxNY.com that the Reverend, 61, is still unaware of his wife’s death. His sons said they will inform Rev Timothy Wright of his wife’s passing when his condition improves.
Earlier last week, Timothy Wright, the founder of Grace Tabernacle Christian Center in Brooklyn, NY was responsive but could not speak due to the broken jaw and a tube in his throat. The driver of the other car also died in the crash.
An outgoing recording via the church’s phone number revealed that the Rev. Wright’s wife and assistant pastor, Betty, 58, and grandson, D.J., 14, will lie in state at Grace Tabernacle on Saturday, July 26. Homegoing services will be July 27 at Washington Temple, 1372 Bedford Ave in Brooklyn, NY.