Rapper Fetty Wap Injured in Serious Motorcycle Accident

VMA-winning musician was riding by himself when he crashed; is OK and being checked for fractures, according to a report

Last Updated: September 26, 2015 @ 1:30 PM

Rapper Fetty Wap, who recently won a Viewer’s Choice MTV Video Music Award, was injured in a motorcycle accident on Saturday.

The accident occurred in Fetty’s hometown of Patterson, New Jersey. TMZ reported that the rapper, whose real name is  Willie Maxwell, was trying to pass a car and didn’t see another vehicle traveling in the opposite direction, causing a collision.

Fetty was rushed to the hospital and appeared conscious and standing up. At the hospital, he is verbal and alert. Doctors are running tests to see if he fractured any bones.

DJ Louie Styles posted a photo of Fetty from the hospital.

Fans rushed to social media to send their well wishes.

And the #PrayForFetty hashtag has been created as fans show the rapper support.