News: UPDATE: 50 Cent's Camp Speaks Out After NYC Car Crash

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2012 5:15PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

A representative for G-Unit head 50 Cent has stepped up to provide an update on the rapper's well-being after getting into a nasty car wreck Monday (June 25) night in New York City.

According to Fif's camp, he has since been released from a Queens hospital.

50 Cent is "doing fine" after his SUV was rear-ended by a truck early Tuesday morning, his spokesperson told "He was taken to New York Hospital Queens where he was treated for minor neck and back injuries," the spokesperson said. "He was released this morning and is doing fine." (ABC News)

Details on the wreck surfaced online Tuesday (June 26) 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, 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)

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