“I want to thank you all for your prayers for our family,” Drummond wrote on Facebook Thursday. “Caleb and Ladd are in the hospital, but we think they will both be okay. As a family we are giving thanks today, knowing things could have been much worse. Thank you all for your love and kindness. It means a lot.”
According to a report provided by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety, the crash occurred between two fire trucks, driven by Drummond’s husband Ladd Drummond, 52, and her nephew Caleb Drummond, 21. Fox 23 and News On 6 report the men were responding to a fire at Drummond’s ranch near Pawhuska, Oklahoma.
The report says Caleb is in “critical condition” with head, arm, leg and other injuries and has been transported to St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ladd refused treatment at the scene.
The report cites “speed due to traffic conditions” as the cause of the collision. According to the document, the drivers’ visibility was reduced as a result of high winds on the gravel road.
The vehicles hit head on, with Caleb being ejected about 70 feet from point of rest.
The USA TODAY Network has reached out to representatives of Drummond for comment.
Drummond, known for her blog “The Pioneer Woman” and Food Network show of the same name, described watching Caleb graduate from high school in a