Hip-hop radio veteran and television host Angie Martinez has suffered major injuries after a “severe” car accident.
The New York radio DJ took to Instagram to share the news with fans before the story broke, describing the extent of her injuries and assuring everyone that she’s “in the best spirits possible.”
“I’ve always believed in angels and mine was with me the other morning,” Martinez wrote in a caption. “I was in a severe car accident and sustained a fractured lumber and shattered vertebrae. I’m recovering and will be for some time, but I am extremely grateful to have the opportunity to do that.”
Martinez continued the she wanted fans to “hear it from me first and know the although this is a difficult time, I am in the best spirits possible and determined to be back and better than ever soon!”
The personality currently hosts and executive-produces WeTV’s Untold Hip Hop Stories, which premiered back in September.
In 2016 Martinez released her memoir, My Voice, in which she opened up about her own music career, dating Q-Tip and secret celebrity admirers.
Get well soon!