Peter Frampton hurt in minor car accident

NEW YORK - JANUARY 07: Musician Peter Frampton performs onstage at the Road Recovery Benefit at the John Varvatos Bowery NYC store on January 7, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Peter Frampton
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Peter Frampton performsat the Road Recovery Benefit at the John Varvatos store on Jan. 7, 2010, in New York.

(CBS News) Peter Frampton is recovering from a minor car accident on a Southern California freeway that left him with pain in his back and neck on Tuesday, the singer-guitarist revealed.

Frampton, 62, blamed another driver for the accident, chronicling the events on Twitter.

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Frampton, meanwhile, said he plans to get his health checked out - after his flight.

Frampton will kick off a tour on Aug. 3 in Otsego, Minn. His most recent album, "Thank You Mr. Churchill," came out in 2010.