Rapper Fetty Wap was implicated in a motorcycle accident on Saturday afternoon in his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey. The rapper was tended by several people after he was seen lying on the ground. After which, Fetty Wap was taken to the hospital in an ambulance, according to Rolling Stone.
?He was treated at a local hospital and is in stable condition,? the rapper?s representative wrote in a statement to Rolling Stone. The 25-year-old was then joined by his family at the hospital. ?His family wants to thank everyone for showing their outpouring of love and support. They ask that you respect their privacy during this time.”
A source told TMZ that Fetty Wap ?is awake and talking at the hospital and appears to be OK? and that the ?doctors are running test for any possible fractures.? Hours after the accident, a photo was posted by friend, DJ Louis Styles, reassuring everyone that ?he?s ok.?
— DJ Louie Styles (@DJLouieStyles) September 26, 2015
Another photo was taken, this time by DJ Akademiks, in which Fetty Wap was in a stretcher as well as scenes from the wreckage.
Fetty Wap, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, ?tried passing one vehicle, he didn?t see another coming in the opposite direction and they collided,? a source explained according to TMZ.
A recent report from Entertainment Weekly stated that the rapper was issued three summonses days after the motorcycle accident. He was also ?cited for not having insurance and failing to produce a vehicle registration card,? according to Paterson Police Director Jerry Speziale who told the Associated Press.
The motorcycle crash occurred a day after Fetty Wap released his self-titled debut album that includes hit songs ?My Way,? ?769,? and ?Trap Queen.? The rapper also posted a video of him riding his motorcycle before going to his concert in Clifton, New Jersey, according to Rolling Stone.