By Rob Markman
Last month 50 Cent spent some time in the hospital after suffering from stomach troubles and on Monday night the G-Unit CEO was admitted again, after getting into a car accident. He’s since been treated and released.
“Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson was involved in a car accident in New York early Tuesday morning. He was taken to New York Hospital Queens where he was treated for minor neck and back injuries,” said a spokesperson for the rapper in a statement given to MTV News. “He was released this morning and is doing fine.”
The rapper’s website Thisis50 broke the story early Tuesday morning (June 26), though the details are thin. The site reported that the Get Rich or Die Tryin’ MC’s bullet-proof SUV almost flipped over after it was rear-ended by a Mack truck while driving on the Long Island Expressway in New York City.
The site published multiple pictures of 50 on a stretcher with a neck brace. There are also pictures of 50’s mangled SUV as well as photos of the truck that is said to have caused the accident.
50 famously survived a 2000 attack in which he was shot nine times and in 2003 dropped his classic major-label debut Get Rich or Die Tryin’. Fif has since built himself as one of rap’s biggest draws and smartest business minds, crafting lucrative deals in music and merchandising. Fif’s latest mixtape The Lost Tapewas released in May and on July 3 the G-Unit Records CEO will be releasing his oft-delayed fifth studio album 5 (Murder By Numbers).