Dean McDermott Speaks Out Following Motorcycle Crash

Just days after being hospitalized in the intensive care unit following a motorcycle accident, Dean McDermott is speaking out about his ordeal.

“Thanks for all the well wishes. I think I will be out of the ICU tomorrow. It’s a slow recovery, but I am well on my way,” Dean, husband of Tori Spelling, wrote in a Tweet on Thursday. “Tuesday I went out for a dirt bike ride with my friends, I ended smashing my chest into my bars as I went over the front of the bike.”

Dean wrote that he wasn’t sure how the motorcycle mishap went down.

“It was a freak accident. We still can’t figure out what happened. None the less, I have a collapsed lung and bad bruising on my right side,” he continued in another Tweet. “Oh, and 3 stitches in my right butt cheek where a stone got imbedded. Let’s just say, I won’t be dirt biking anymore.”

Tori also took to her Twitter, writing, “R family thanks all of U so much 4 your well wishes&prayers 4 @deanracer !Means so much 2 us!Will keep u updated on Dean’s condition… Kids and I are about to go see @deanracer He’s been moved from ICU to a regular room! Yay! I’ll tell him everyone sends their love!”

As previously reported on, a rep for Tori told Access, “He’s expected to make a full recovery. [He] will remain in ICU for a few more days.”

Dean previously fractured his shoulder while riding his motorcycle in January.

Copyright 2015 by NBC Universal, Inc. All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.