News: BREAKING: 50 Cent Hospitalized After Car Crash, G-Unit Head Suffers Neck & Back Injuries

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2012 9:39AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

G-Unit leader 50 Cent is reportedly recovering from a massive car crash Monday (June 25) night in New York City where he suffered neck and back injuries.

Details of the wreck surfaced online Tuesday morning.

50 Cent was hospitalized with possible injuries to his neck and back in a frightening car crash involving his SUV and a mack truck ... this according to a website affiliated with the rapper. According to ThisIs50.com, it all went down Monday night on the Long Island Expressway in New York City, when a red mack truck rear-ended 50's ride ... and the rapper's SUV "almost flipped over." 50 was taken to a nearby hospital ... where, according to the site, doctors are running tests on his neck and back. (TMZ)

The shocking news caught the attention of music mogul Russell Simmons.

"I hope 50 Cent is ok...," he tweeted Tuesday. (Russell Simmons' Twitter)

Back in May, the G-Unit head received medical attention after getting sick from bad food.

"I ate something in London that wasn't right with me," 50 said in an interview with Funkmaster Flex. "It's the first time I ever got sick like that. When I went to the hospital, they was talking about I got a blockage in my small intestine." (Hot 97)

In 2009, FIf pranked fans by claiming he was rushed to a hospital after hearing music rival Fat Joe's J.O.S.E. 2 album.

This afternoon while in his Manhattan offices, employees say that 50 Cent was listening to Fat Joe's new album, J.O.S.E. 2 when all the sudden, he collapsed! An ambulance was called, and by the time they arrived, 50 Cent regained consciousness and was complaining of blurred vision and a severe migraine. 50 Cent was rushed to Mt. Sinai hospital at 4:26 pm. Doctors say after performing a Cat Scan and EKG there seems to be some damage to his auditory cortex, which is the region of the brain that is responsible for processing sound. (This Is 50)

Check out a recent 50 Cent interview below:

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