Pregnant Jewel taken to hospital

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2011, 09:14 AM IST

Los Angeles: Pregnant pop star Jewel was hospitalised briefly after a volunteer fire truck smashed into the side of her car.

The `Stronger Woman` hitmaker did not sustain any serious injuries following the accident in Stephenville, Texas on Friday but was taken to a local hospital as a precaution, reported TMZ.

"Jewel was hit by a fire truck this morning in Texas. The singer was taken to the hospital and current medical tests conducted indicate that she and the baby are doing fine," said a representative for the 36-year-old.

Jewel announced she was expecting her first child with
husband Ty Murray in January.

PTI