Beverly Hills News
Sean Combs Injured In Car Accident
By Ivetta Babadjanian
Oct 24, 2012 - 4:54:17 PM
BEVERLY HILLS—Rapper Sean Combs was involved in a car accident on Wednesday, October 24 at approximately 1:00 p.m. on Sunset Boulevard and Crescent Drive in front of the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Photo courtesy of Sean Comb's official Facebook page.
The Beverly Hills Police Department reports indicate that Combs was being driven by a chauffeur in the westbound lane of his Cadillac Escalade when a Lexus in the eastbound lane turned left in front of the Cadillac causing the cars to crash into each other.
Combs, 42, as well as the other parties involved in the incident, complained of pain. An ambulance arrived to the scene, however, no one was transported to the hospital. A traffic collision report was made, but no citations were issued. The hood of the Cadillac was reportedly dented due to the collision.
Additionally, photos surfaced of Combs as well as a second passenger who were laying on the lawn in front of the hotel. Combs required help walking into the lobby by hotel employees.
Comb's rep released a statement on Thursday, October 25 stating, "Sean Combs sustained multiple injuries in yesterday’s car accident including to his neck, ribs and collarbone. He is currently receiving treatment for these injuries from his physicians and would like to thank all of his fans for the outpouring of support that he has received since the accident."
Combs has gone by several names throughout his career such as Diddy, P. Diddy, Puff Daddy and Puffy. He started off working as a talent director at Uptown Records and later founded Bad Boy records in 1993. He signed successful rapper The Notorious B.I.G. when Combs became very close friends with him.
He has released several albums over the years earning him three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards. He owns the clothing lines Sean John and Sean by Sean Combs for which he earned a Council of Fashion Designers of America Award.
He also produces MTV's "Making the Band," owns a movie production company and two restaurants. "Forbes" declared Combs' net worth at $550 million which makes him the richest figure in hip hop.
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