50 Cent 'Doing Fine' After Car Accident

50 Cent takes the stage during Day 3 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif., on April 15, 2012 -- Getty Images

Rapper 50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, is recuperating after being hospitalized following a car accident in New York.

"Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson was involved in a car accident in New York early Tuesday morning. He was taken to New York Hospital Queens where he was treated for minor neck and back injuries," a rep for the rapper said in a statement to Access Hollywood.

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According to ThisIs50.com - which published photos of Jackson being taken to the hospital on a stretcher wearing a neck brace - the rapper's SUV was rear-ended by a truck on the Long Island Expressway.

Jackson's driver was also reportedly treated for injuries.

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Despite his harrowing morning, the rapper is on the mend.

"[Jackson] was released this morning and is doing fine," the rep's statement continued.

For photos of the accident, CLICK HERE.

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