50 Cent out of hospital after car crash

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 05: Rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson speaks during a news conference after Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s unanimous decision victory against Miguel Cotto in their WBA super welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 5, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Curtis Jackson Ethan Miller

Rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson speaks during a news conference on May 5, 2012, in Las Vegas.

(CBS/AP) Updated 12:00 p.m. EDT

Rapper 50 Cent was hospitalized and released after being involved in an car crash in New York early Tuesday morning, according to his representative.

The rep said 50 Cent was taken to New York Hospital Queens where he was treated for "minor neck and back injuries" and is now "doing fine."

His driver, Bruce Miller, was also injured.

Photos of the 36-year-old on a stretcher are posted on the website www.ThisIs50.com. The Grammy winner, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, appears in a neck brace in two photos. According to the site, his SUV was rear-ended by a Mack truck on the Long Island Expressway after the driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle.



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