Rapper 50 Cent, aka Curtis Jackson, was hospitalized following a New York truck accident, according to sources. 50 Cent was rear-ended by a Mack truck on the Long Island Expressway in Queens on June 25. According to his web site, 50 Cent was taken away on a stretcher after his bullet-proof SUV nearly flipped over following the collision.
“50 Cent was taken to New York Hospital Queens, where he was treated for minor neck and back injuries,” a representative told TMZ. 50 Cent was riding as a passenger–the driver was also treated for injuries. Both have been released and are expected to make a full recovery. The driver of the Mack truck told police that his weight load shifted, which caused him to lose control and rear-end the SUV. It was not disclosed whether the truck driver received any citations.
Truck accidents such as this require thorough investigation to determine the exact cause of the accident and to prevent similar ones in the future. What exactly caused the shift in the weight load? Was it not properly secured? If you are involved in a truck accident, contact an attorney immediately to protect your rights and ensure that your receive the compensation you are entitled to.
Spevack Law Firm—Middlesex County truck accident attorneys.