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Angie Martinez recovering after serious car accident

The influential radio host sustained “a fractured lumbar and shattered vertebrae,” according to an announcement on social media.

November 04, 2019
Angie Martinez recovering after serious car accident Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for WEtv  

Angie Martinez, the Power 105.1 radio host known as "The Voice of New York," was injured in a serious car accident over the weekend.

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In a statement issued Monday morning, Martinez revealed she had suffered “a fractured lumbar and shattered vertebrae." She wrote: "I'm recovering and will be for some time, but I am extremely grateful to have the opportunity to do that. Wanted you all to hear it from me first and know that I am in the best spirits possible and determined to be back and better than ever!"

See the statement below via Martinez's Instagram page:

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Angie Martinez recovering after serious car accident