's husband had his left leg amputated following a horrific motorcyle crash
in South Dakota this weekend ... TMZ has learned.
Judd's rep tells us ... Michael Scott Moser
"severed" his leg in the crash ... and when he was transported to a hospital in Rapid City, SD doctors determined it was necessary to amputate the leg above the knee.
The rep also says Moser had to undergo surgery on his hand, which is of particular concern because he is the drummer in Judd's band.
Judd's rep tells us, "Judd and Moser appreciate all of the quick medical and police responders as well as the hospital staff and well-wishes from family, friends and fans."
The husband of country singer Wynonna Judd
suffered brutal injuries Saturday afternoon when he allegedly drove his motorcycle across a center divider and crashed into an oncoming car, this according to local reports.
The crash went down on US Highway 16/365, near Hill City, SD. Michael Scott Moser
was driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle when he drifted out of his lane into oncoming traffic, ramming his two-wheeler into the side door of a Chevy Malibu ... according to The Rapid City Journal
Moser's injuries were serious, but not life-threatening and he was airlifted by helicopter to Rapid City Regional Hospital. Judd, who was driving in front of him was not injured, nor was the driver of the car he smashed into.
Following the accident, Judd cancelled her Saturday night concert at the Deadwood Mountain Grand Hotel & Casino, but assured fans on Facebook, "The show will be rescheduled at a later date."
Judd tells TMZ, "The outpouring of prayer and support from friends, family and fans has been a blessing to both Cactus and I. Cactus is a champion. I love him deeply and I will not leave his side."