Pop star and swimmer Cody Simpson's younger sister Alli Simpson is recovering after breaking her neck on New Year's Eve during a harrowing pool accident.

The Australian singer, TV host and reality star was rushed to the hospital after diving head-first into the shallow end of a pool on New Year's Eve, Alli revealed in an Instagram post shared Monday (Jan. 3).

The 23-year-old Masked Singer Australia contestant, who, as if things couldn't get any worse, also recently tested positive for COVID-19, ended up fracturing her neck during the scary pool mishap.

On Instagram, she recounted the accident alongside a photo of her in the hospital, wearing a neck brace.

"Sometimes life can take a big turn in the blink of an eye... for me, 2022 is not off to a great start," she wrote. "Long story short — I dove into a shallow pool head first [and] hit my head on the bottom... on New Year’s Eve I got X-rays/CT scans [and] an MRI to find I have [two] severe fractures in my neck (C6 & T1)."

After hitting her head during the dive, Alli was transported to a local hospital in an ambulance, where she was quickly assessed by a neurosurgeon⁣.

"No immediate surgery was required [and] I have been sent home in a hard neck brace that I’ll be living in 24/7 for the next [four] months as my neck hopefully heals itself."

Alli added that she is "extremely lucky to be alive and/or not quadriplegic as it JUST missed my spinal chord."

See her full post below:

Alli's brother, Cody, who ironically spent much of early 2021 training for the summer Olympics as a swimmer, commented on his sister's emotional post.

"I'm so grateful you are safe," he wrote alongside a heart emoji.

We're so glad Alli is safe and we wish her a speedy and comfortable recovery.

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