The star is forced to cancel his UK tour after the accident in Jamaica...

Dancehall star BEENIE MAN has been involved in a car crash. resulting in the cancellation of his UK tour.

The singer was driving in his native Jamaica when the accident happened in the early hours of yesterday (January 15). He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was treated for damaged ribs and lungs.

A spokesperson for the singer told NME.COM: “Beenie Man was involved in a car accident. He was making his way to a dance in Mandeville, Jamaica where he was due to perform that evening.

“The accident resulted in Beenie Man sustaining a few broken ribs and a broken nose. Although his injuries are serious, they are not life threatening.

“He was in surgery, so is likely to be laid out for some time. As a result his forthcoming UK shows have been cancelled, however his UK and European tour in June and July is scheduled to go ahead.”