June 28th, 2012 by edsel
A car accident on New York’s Long Island Expressway sent rapper 50 Cent to the hospital in a neck brace on Monday night.
According to The Inquisitr, the 36-year-old Cent was riding his bullet-proof SUV when a red Mack truck read-ended him. Cent’s vehicle nearly flipped over from the impact.
Initial early morning reports stated that 50 Cent was rushed to the hospital after what they described to be a serious car accident. Thisis50.com showed pictures of Cent conscious in a neck brace and on a stretcher. The rapper did not appear to be in serious pain at the time.
The Inquisitr reported that Cent stayed in the hospital for treatment and testing done on his neck and back. His representative later reported that the rapper was released on Tuesday morning.
“(50 Cent) was taken to New York Hospital Queens,” the rapper’s rep told the Daily News, “Where he was treated for minor neck and back injuries.” The rep added that Cent “was released this morning and is doing fine” after the car accident.
Gossip Cop reported that the truck driver, Bruce Miller, was also treated for injuries. ThisIs50.com stated that the driver told police that he lost control of his vehicle after his load shifted.
Both the NYPD and the FDNY had been unable to immediately confirm early reports regarding the car accident.
Last month, 50 Cent was hospitalized for surgery. He tweeted photos of himself bedridden and accompanied by stuffed animals sent by DJ Drama.