PATERSON, NJ - Renowned recording artist Fetty Wap was involved in a car accident and injured while riding his motorcycle in Paterson, NJ, on Saturday.

According to authorities, the rapper collided his motorcycle with a vehicle coming in the opposite direction while he was trying to pass another vehicle.

Paramedics arrived on the scene and assisted Fetty Wap, who was conscious and sitting up while being treated. He was then was taken to a local hospital for further observation. According to Fetty Wap's DJ Louis Styles' pictures posted in his Twitter account, the rapper appears on a stretcher with his left leg bandaged and in a brace as well as a small bandage on his left arm.

His large fan base took to social media outlets to express their concern and wish him a prompt recovery, by using the hashtag #PrayForFetty on Twitter.