Manny Manuel, Puerto Rican Singer, In Stable Condition After Accident

Manny Manuel, Puerto Rican Singer, In Stable Condition After Accident

Puerto Rican merengue singer Manny Manuel is said to be listed in stable condition after being hit by a car in San Juan as he walked home in the early morning hours, according to a rep for the entertainer.

An online video of shows the singer bloodied, but responsive, as paramedics prepared to move him onto an ambulance on Thursday.

The singer is doing well, but as a precaution he'll stay under observation for about a week, according to Normaris Cruz, a rep for producer/manager Angelo Medina.

"We are thankful that he's doing well," Cruz said on Friday. "The outreach of support from his fans has been tremendous."

No further details about Manuel's injuries were available.

Manuel has had an impressive 17 hit singles on the Tropical Airplay chart, with two No. 1s ("Si Una Vez" and "Y Se Que Vas a Llorar"), in addition to nine albums on the Tropical Albums chart, with two No. 1s ("Autentico" and his most recent release, "Rayando el Sol," both under Universal Music Latino).

"Rayando" has sold 16,000 in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, and his total album sales for all releases in America have been 353,000.

The artist is scheduled to release an album in the summer of 2012, according to Cruz.


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