Jamie Lynn Spears’ Daughter, Maddie Aldridge, In Critical Condition After ATV Accident
Actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears‘ daughter Maddie Aldridge has been hospitalized following an ATV accident in Louisiana.
JAMIE LYNN SPEARS’ DAUGHTER IN CRITICAL CONDITION
The 8-year-old is in critical but stable condition. Sources report that she was airlifted to a hospital on Sunday when the off-road vehicle she was riding on flipped over.
“The details the media are reporting surrounding the incident regarding Jamie Lynn’s daughter Maddie are incorrect,” said a representative for the Spears family. “Right now the Spears family asks that everyone respect their privacy during this time and appreciates all the prayers and support for their family.”
According to reports, Aldridge was driving the ATV herself, and drove right into a pond to avoid a drainage ditch. “The ATV and child were instantly submerged in the water right before their eyes,” says a report by Sheriff Daniel Edwards. “Within seconds the child’s mother, step-father [Jamie Watson] and other family members reached the pond, dove in and attempted to rescue the child to no avail. The child was trapped and secured by the seatbelt and the ATV’s safety netting. Within two minutes, Acadian Ambulance Services arrived and assisted in freeing the child from the cold waters.”
Spears is the younger sister of pop sensation Britney Spears. At 16, she was the star of Zoey 101, but the show was canceled quickly after she announced her pregnancy in 2007.