On September 5th, Pop artist Aaron Carter was in a car accident, totaling his M4 BMW. Immediately following the accident, Aaron relayed this thoughts and emotions over Twitter. He tweeted, “I never meant to get into an accident as a severe as this. I’ve ran into people before and honestly nothing compares to what happened today.” Aaron later clarified that accidents happen and everybody involved is okay.

The pop stat’s representative explained to Us Weekly that, “Aaron was in a traffic accident this morning near his home and fortunately no one was hurt. Aaron is fine and at home resting.” The statement issued by Aaron’s representative further went on to explain that Aaron’s performances in Memphis and New York will go on as scheduled. No details about who caused the accident or who else was involved have been released to the public.

Following an accident, you may want to hop on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter to share your story and ensure loved ones that you are safe and sound. As much as you can, you should refrain from posting information regarding your accident on any form of social media. Insurance companies may use what you say against you when it comes time to file a personal injury claim. Learn what to do and not to do after a car accident. Statements declaring that you are okay often give insurance companies ammo to reduce the significance of your injury and therefore your overall settlement. Furthermore, being seen in publicly shared photos can have a negative impact on your claim value.