Veteran Hip Hop radio show host and DJ Angie Martinez was reportedly seriously injured in a car accident.
It is unclear when exactly the crash happened or the condition of any other parties involved.
The crash comes just weeks after Martinez’s WeTV series Untold Stories of Hip Hop premiered.
In a message posted to her social media accounts on Monday (November 4), the Power 105.1 personality said she suffered a fractured lumbar and shattered vertebrae and will be taking an extended amount of time from the air to recover.
“I’ve always believed in angels and mine was with me the other morning. I was in a severe car accident and sustained a fractured lumbar and shattered vertebrae,” Martinez wrote on her Twitter and Instagram. “I’m recovering and will be for some time, but I am extremely grateful to have the opportunity to do that. Wanted you all to hear it from me first and know that although this is a different time, I am in the best spirits possible and determined to be back and better than ever! God Bless and I deeply appreciate all the love and prayers.”
We’ll keep you updated with more details about this story as they become available.
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