Singer George Michael was involved in a car crash on Thursday, May 16.
A statement posted to the singer's website and Facebook page states that Michael was a passenger in a vehicle that was part of a "traffic accident." The statement also reveals that "no third party was involved," implying that the crash did not involve another vehicle. Michael was injured only slightly, with "superficial cuts and bruises" for which he is being treated. The statement, in full:
No other details of the crash have been officially released by Michael's publicist, but a Sky News report states that the accident took place in Northwest London. The report also revealed that another man involved in the crash was taken to a London trauma center for head injuries.
Michael became famous in the 80s as half of the group Wham! He later embarked on a successful solo career and is now one of the best-selling pop singers in the world.