Sean Kingston in stable condition following Miami crash
Recording artist Sean Kingston has been stabilized and moved to the intensive care unit at a Florida hospital, following his personal watercraft accident on Sunday.
The singer's publicist Joseph Carozza issued the following statement on Monday: "Sean Kingston is now stabilized and has moved from the trauma unit to ICU. Sean's family thanks everyone for their prayers and support during this time."
Kingston was rushed to a Miami hospital with serious injuries Sunday evening after crashing into a bridge while riding a personal watercraft.
According to ABC affiliate Local 10, the singer and a female passenger apparently lost control of the watercraft and crashed at the bridge connecting Palm Island to the MacArthur Causeway near Miami Beach. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but it is not believed that alcohol played a role in the accident.
Rescue crews responded to the scene about 6 p.m. and rushed the singer and his passenger to Jackson Memorial Hospital. The 21-year-old was in critical condition at the time. His passenger's condition is unknown. Kingston's family and friends arrived at the hospital after hearing the news.
Kingston's first single, "Beautiful Girls," topped the charts for three weeks in 2007. His self-titled debut album sold over 1 million copies worldwide. Kingston recently toured with pop star Justin Bieber. The two collaborated on Kingston's single "Eeenie Meenie" in 2010.
Bieber wrote on Twitter, "Got my friend @seankingston in my prayers tonight. A true friend and big bro. Please keep him in your prayers tonight as well."
Kingston described his music as a fusion of reggae, pop, rap and R&B and told the Associated Press in a 2007 interview that he refuses to use profanity in his music, saying "that's not the message I am trying to send out."