Rapper Fetty Wap Reportedly Hit By Car
Fetty Wap, the rapper, is in the hospital after a motorcycle accident that occurred over the weekend in New Jersey.
The popular rapper, who recently reached fame thanks to his hit “Trap Queen,” was driving his motorcycle through his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey when a car struck him as he was attempting to pass another vehicle. He was rushed to the hospital on a stretcher and has broken his leg in three places.
Fetty Wap has been put in a stretcher and a neck brace pic.twitter.com/iIJbtZFYcB
— HIP HOP FACTS (@DailyRapFacts) September 26, 2015
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DJ Louie Styles, an associate of Fetty Wap, confirmed that the rapper was fine and alert in the hospital, posting the following tweet:
— DJ Louie Styles (@DJLouieStyles) September 26, 2015
A statement from Fetty Wap’s management quickly followed Styles’ tweet:
“He was treated at a local hospital and is in stable condition,” said the rapper’s management in another statement to Rolling Stone. “His family wants to thank everyone for their outpouring of love and support. They ask that you respect their privacy during this time.”
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The outpouring of support for the rapper has truly been incredible:
— Yoda | Leader (@MindOfYoda) September 27, 2015
— Jayla Simmons (@JaylaSimmons2) September 28, 2015
Update: it was a motorcycle accident. Hear Fetty is okay and just a leg injury.
— IG: @MarisaMendez (@MarisaMendez) September 26, 2015
This accident occurred one day after the release of his debut album on Friday. Since then, the “Trap Queen” rapper has updated the world on his condition, taking to Instagram to share a video with his followers:
The caption on the video read as follows:
Appreciate Ya so much for the prayers … they told me don’t make a video but I’m still breathing so I gotta let ya no I’ll be back