Rick Ross Accident: 50 Cent Believes it was Staged

Posted on Jan 29, 2013 01:17 PM EST
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Rapper Rick Ross was in a car accident on Monday night (Photo : Reuters)

Rapper Rick Ross was involved in a car crash in Florida on Monday after he was allegedly targeted in a drive-by shooting as he celebrated his 37th birthday.

"The driver of the Rolls Royce attempted to drive away from the direction of the shots being fired and lost control of the vehicle, striking a nearby apartment building," Fort Lauderdale Police Detective DeAnna Garcia said, according to CNN.

"The suspects fled from the area prior to police arrival," she said. Local reports suggest the rapper is currently helping police with their investigation.

Neither Ross, who lives in the nearby town of Davie, Florida, nor 28-year-old Moragne-el were injured and the suspects fled the scene prior to the police's arrival, according to the report.

Prior to the crash, while partying at LIV, Ross was clearly having a good time, and kept his more than 2 million Twitter followers posted with tweets like "Lotta $$ in CLUB LIV TONIGHT" and "3 blunts lit a once."

Meanwhile, rapper and Rick Ross hater, 50 Cent seems to believe that the accident was staged in order to give the rapper some gangster credibility.

"Hahaha fat boy hit the building?lol," he tweeted on Monday, along with a photo of the crashed car. "it looks staged to me. No hole's in da car."

Meanwhile, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has reached out to the rapper via Twitter.com, simply writing, "Prayers for Rick Ross..."

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