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Stardom is undeniable Randy Travis sold more than 25 million records and won more than two dozen major awards.
Tonight serious concerns for a man in critical condition.
Trace Gallagher with our -- -- story live for -- West Coast news -- -- what are we -- We're learning -- but he was taken to a Dallas hospital lead you late yesterday so he's been in critical condition now for almost 24 hours in doctors say that is not a good sign.
-- card -- that they can be brought -- by three things basically long term blood pressure issues high blood pressure long term excessive alcohol use.
And a virus if this was in fact brought on by a virus -- doctors say sometimes it's very difficult for the body to fight it.
-- Patient has not had any -- to adapt to that the weak at heart muscle -- their blood pressure typically it's very low they have trouble breathing.
Are fluid backed up and their -- often they have to get good on respirators -- ventilator so that they can breathe properly.
And when it happened all of a sudden like that we don't have come to compensate.
Yet doctor Campbell went on to say the use the rule of thirds 13 of patients get better 13 get worse and 13 don't change it all and some severe cases of -- on my -- -- the patient will automatically go on to.
A heart transplant list we do not yet know if Randy Travis is at that level contract and as mentioned he said -- several run ins with the law.
-- -- -- you'll just look at last year alone he was arrested last year for public intoxication he was also arrested for a domestic dispute involving his fiancee and her ex husband.
And then the case that you mentioned the drunk driving arrest reviews found naked in the road.
And -- 'cause he threatened a police officer in that case he was actually sentenced to a 180.
Days in jail that was lowered subsequently.
Did two years probation as long as Randy Travis entered into alcohol rehab for thirty days.
He entered the rehab program said he quit drinking but it's unclear if that remains the case as of the time that he went into the hospital.
-- updates as -- -- Trace Gallagher thanks there were no.
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