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UPDATE: Hayes Grier‘s rep released the following update about the young star’s condition following an accident earlier this afternoon:
“Earlier today, Hayes Grier was involved in a dirt bike accident and immediately transported to a local hospital. Hayes suffered a concussion, broken rib, bruised lung, and multiple skin lacerations. Thankfully, he is OK and currently resting and recovering in the hospital surrounded by his family, where he will remain for the next few days. We can’t thank you all enough for the outpouring of prayers and support for Hayes.”
Hayes has been hospitalized after being involved in an accident earlier today, his brother Nash shared on social media.
The 18-year-old took to Twitter to write, “#PrayForHayes Just got a call on set that said Hayes was in a crash. He’s now in the hospital.”
He then added, “he can move & talk now (thank god) but he’s coughed up a lot of blood. That’s all I know. Pray he has a quick recovery…Damn I hate hearing s–t like that on the phone scared me to death.”
His rep released the following statement to E! News, “Hayes was involved in an accident and has been transported to a local hospital. He is under great care. Thank you for your prayers and support.”
No formal updates have been made available about Hayes’ health status at present time. However, Nash posted the text message exchange (seen here) on Twitter to let fans know how his brother is doing.
Earlier this month, it was announced that the Internet personality and former Dancing With the Stars talent was going to be the star of a docu-series entitled Top Grier about life on his family’s farm in North Carolina.
The show is expected to run on Verizon’s Go90. Our thoughts go out to the Grier family and we hope for a speedy recovery for Hayes.
(Originally published on Thursday, July 28, 2016, 3:19 p.m. PT)