“The Bachelorette” alum Josh Murray went awol after getting hit by a drunk driver. Recently, Josh took it to Instagram to address why he has been inactive on social media. ‘The Bachelorette’ winner informed his fans that he and his friends were struck by a drunk driver, presumably on Independence Day.

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He posted an Instagram story stating the reason for him being inactive. He wrote, “Sorry if I’ve been MIA for a couple of days to those asking, figured this was easier to write here. My friends and I were hit by a drunk driver on the lake a couple of days ago after the fireworks,” Murray wrote on Tuesday. “One of my buds got hurt bad but thankfully will recovery after many surgeries. Others were shaken up obviously. I’m fine physically for the most part.” 

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“Anyways, hope y’all had a great fourth [of July] and be safe out there. Just got my phone back, so sorry for no responses for a couple of days,” he concluded. “Say a couple of prayers for my bud when you get a chance.’

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Josh was a contestant on season 10 of “The Bachelorette” where he got engaged to Andi Dorfman. The couple ended their relationship in January 2015. Dorfman said the split was mutual and that she had hoped the couple would be friends in the future. He also appeared on and won season three of “Bachelor in Paradise”. He met and proposed to Amanda Stanton on Bachelor in Paradise, which didn’t go well for him as well.

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