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OTRC: Peter Frampton blames 'texting woman' for car accident

Peter Frampton appears in a photo posted on his Facebook page in 2011. (twitter.com/peterframpton)

Peter Frampton chose a modern way to tell people he was in an accident on Tuesday, July 31.

The 62-year-old legendary guitarist Tweeted about getting into a car accident in California at 9:45 a.m. PT, which was caused by a woman texting.

"Texting woman driver just ran into back of me while I was stationary in traffic 101 freeway," he wrote. "Can u say whiplash? People put the phones down!"

Frampton, who is currently on tour later added that he was in pain. He wrote, "Back and neck not good. Going to ER after my flight today."

The musician has an upcoming appearance at the Rockwoods Jamfest in Otsego, Minnesota on August 3 and a concert in Rockford, Illinois on August 4.

Frampton rose to fame in the 1970s and has released more than a dozen studio albums, including the 1976 record "Frampton Comes Alive!" and "Thank You Mr. Churchill," which hit stores in 2010. The singer won a Grammy for his 2006 album "Fingerprints."

Frampton's 1975 hit song "Baby, I Love Your Way" remains one of the most popular love songs today. The singer is also known for songs such as "I'm In You" and "Do You Feel Like We Do."

In June 2011 filed for divorce from his wife Christina Elfers after almost 15 years of marriage.

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