Veteran radio personality Angie Martinez has revealed she was recently involved in a serious car accident that resulted in multiple injuries. On Monday morning (November 4), Martinez sent out a tweet confirming she had both a fractured lumbar and shattered vertebrae.

“I’ve always believed in angels and mine was with me the other morning,” she wrote. “I was in a severe car accident and sustained a fractured lumbar and shattered vertebrae. I’m recovering and will be for some time, but I am extremely grateful to have the opportunity to do that.

“Wanted you to all hear it from me first and know that although this is a difficult time, I am in the best spirits possible and determined to be back and better than ever soon! God bless and I deeply appreciate all love & prayers.”

The 48-year-old New Yorker is currently hosting the WE tv series Untold Stories of Hip Hop.The show features Martinez interviewing famous Hip Hop personalities such as Ice-T, Ice Cube and Queen Latifah and exploring their journeys in the music industry.