- P Diddy in Beverly Hills collision – report
P Diddy is receiving treatment for “multiple injuries” following a car crash in California.
The 42-year-old rapper – whose real name is Sean Combs – was hurt when his chauffeur-driven Cadillac Escalade was crushed in an accident involving a Lexus RX car outside the Beverly Hills hotel in California.
statement released to TMZ
, his representative said: “Sean Combs sustained multiple injuries in yesterday’s car accident including to his neck, ribs and collarbone.
“He is currently receiving treatment for these injuries from his physicians and would like to thank all of his fans for the outpouring of support that he has received since the accident.”
Diddy took to his Twitter account after the crash, which left the front of his car crushed and undriveable with the windscreen smashed and the airbags all activated.
wrote on the social networking website
: “Woah…that was a close one! (sic)”.
The rapper – who was previously known as Puff Daddy – also attached an image to his tweet, showing a picture of the same words.
After seeing a photograph of Diddy’s bashed up bonnet online, his friend
Russell Simmons tweeted
: “after seeing this pic i’m glad to hear my man Puff is ok… (sic)”
The I Need a Girl hitmaker was overheard telling police he would “seek his own medical attention” following the accident,.
His driver and fellow passenger, who is believed to have been record boss Andre Hurrell, were not taken to hospital and the vehicle was later towed away.
But the driver of the Lexus was said to have received unspecified injuries and taken to hospital.
It is unclear who was at fault for the incident, which occurred at the Sunset Boulevard entrance to the hotel.
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