Rapper Fetty Wap is rushed to hospital after being hit by a car

Fetty was riding his motorcycle in his hometown of Paterson, New Jersey

  • The rapper was on a Suzuki which suffered a cracked front end
  • The star was seen with an oxygen mask on and taken away on a stretcher
  • According to an eyewitness, he was hit by a car when passing a vehicle 

Fetty Wap was involved in a road accident in Paterson, New Jersey while riding his motorcycle on Saturday.

The 25-year-old rapper was seen laying on the ground as several people tended to him. He was then taken away in an ambulance.

Wap – whose real name is Willie Maxwell – ‘tried passing one vehicle, he didn’t see another coming in the opposite direction and they collided,’ a source told TMZ.

Hurt: Fetty Wap was involved in a road accident in Paterson, New Jersey while riding his motorcycle on Saturday

Hurt: Fetty Wap was involved in a road accident in Paterson, New Jersey while riding his motorcycle on Saturday

Taken away in an ambulance: Paramedics tended to the Spaceship hit maker who wore a green jacket

Taken away in an ambulance: Paramedics tended to the Spaceship hit maker who wore a green jacket

Down: The Trap Queen singer's black-and-white Suzuki bike was seen on the ground with a shattered front end and pieces of the exterior scattered about the road

Down: The Trap Queen singer’s black-and-white Suzuki bike was seen on the ground with a shattered front end and pieces of the exterior scattered about the road

He was conscious after the wreck but his injuries are not known. A source told TMZ Fetty is awake and ‘doing fine’ in the hospital but doctors are running tests.

Hours later his friend Jhonni Blaze from Love & Hip Hop NY posted a photo of the singer on Instagram with a leg brace and arm wrap on. She wrote in her caption, ‘He’s ok.’

The Trap Queen singer’s black-and-white Suzuki bike was seen on the ground with a shattered front end and pieces of the exterior scattered about the road.

It is not known if he was wearing a helmet.

On the mend already: Hours later his friend Jhonni Blaze from Love & Hip Hop NY posted a photo of the singer on Instagram with a leg brace and arm wrap on. She wrote in her caption, 'He's ok'

On the mend already: Hours later his friend Jhonni Blaze from Love & Hip Hop NY posted a photo of the singer on Instagram with a leg brace and arm wrap on. She wrote in her caption, ‘He’s ok’

Better days: The 25-year-old rapper was seen with blood on his face and laying on the ground as several people tended to him; here he is seen with Rapper Curtis Young, the Son of Dr. Dre, on Monday in California

Better days: The 25-year-old rapper was seen with blood on his face and laying on the ground as several people tended to him; here he is seen with Rapper Curtis Young, the Son of Dr. Dre, on Monday in California

On a stretcher: The musician was seen strapped down with oxygen on his face

On a stretcher: The musician was seen strapped down with oxygen on his face

On the rise: Fetty  is best known for his 2014 hit single Trap Queen. His debut solo album titled simply Fetty Wap was released on Friday

On the rise: Fetty is best known for his 2014 hit single Trap Queen. His debut solo album titled simply Fetty Wap was released on Friday

His debut solo album titled simply Fetty Wap was released on Friday. That same day he appeared at SiriusXM in New York City to promote his project. He was wearing the same clothes that he had on during the accident.

He is best known for his 2014 hit single Trap Queen, which peaked at number two on the United States Billboard Hot 100 in May 2015. Khloe Kardashian references the song in a weekend Instagram post. His subsequent hit singles were 679 and My Way.

Jamming: Fetty Wap is pictured in this snap from April with bassist Pete Wentz at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards show at Nokia Theatre L.A

Jamming: Fetty Wap is pictured in this snap from April with bassist Pete Wentz at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards show at Nokia Theatre L.A

At the 2015 MTV Movie Awards in April the singer performed with Pete Wentz in LA.

In August, two girls were injured when Wap jumped off stage and into the crowd at a music festival in Long Island. The legs of both girls became trapped under a steel fence when fans rushed the stage at the Billboard Hot 100 festival in Wantagh.

Wap was one of two dozen artists performing at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater when the incident happened.

He was nicknamed Fetty (slang for money). The Wap part is a tribute to his favorite artist Gucci Mane.

Wap has glaucoma in both eyes. In 2015 he revealed he lost one of his eyes to the disease and now has a prosthetic left eye.

Money man: Fetty - which is slang for money - seen leaving his album release party at 1 Oak on Wednesday

Money man: Fetty – which is slang for money – seen leaving his album release party at 1 Oak on Wednesday

A bad year: In August, two girls were injured when Wap jumped off stage and into the crowd at a music festival in Long Island. The legs of both girls became trapped under a steel fence when fans rushed the stage at the Billboard Hot 100 festival in Wantagh

A bad year: In August, two girls were injured when Wap jumped off stage and into the crowd at a music festival in Long Island. The legs of both girls became trapped under a steel fence when fans rushed the stage at the Billboard Hot 100 festival in Wantagh

 

 

Source: Daily Mail

 

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