“So grateful that Maddie was able to go home today … it’s truly a miracle,” Britney wrote. “Our prayers were heard, and they were answered. Thank you so much for all of your love and support this week. My family appreciates it more than you will ever know.”
We’re so glad Maddie is OK!
Click here to read what Maddie‘s mom, Jamie Lynn Spears, had to say today following the ordeal.
Jamie Lynn Spears is speaking out for the first time since her eight-year-old daughter Maddie was seriously injured in an ATV accident last weekend.
The 25-year-old country singer shared a photo of her leaving the Children’s Hospital New Orleans with Maddie in a helicopter on Friday (February 10).
“Thanks to the amazing first responders, and medical teams at University and Children’s Hospital in New Orleans, LA, we are headed home with our baby girl as she continues to recover. Above all else we are so thankful for each and every prayer, because we know that is what truly made the difference. Thank you again to everyone. We are truly blessed🙏,” Jamie Lynn captioned the photo on Instagram.
Jamie Lynn‘s husband Jamie Watson shared the same photo and message on his account.
Jamie Watson, the husband of country singer Jamie Lynn Spears, is speaking out to give an update on her daughter Maddie‘s recovery after a scary ATV accident over the weekend.
The eight-year-old girl was riding solo in an ATV at the family home in Louisiana on Sunday (February 5) when she tried to maneuver over a ditch and toppled into a pond. The safety belt and netting on the vehicle trapped her underwater and both Jamie and Jamie were unable to free her from the restraints, according to details in the police report.
“With her father [Casey Aldridge], mother and stepfather [Jamie Watson] by her side, Maddie regained consciousness mid-day Tuesday, February 7,” the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Department told People in a statement. “The 8-year-old daughter of entertainer Jamie Lynn Spears was involved in an ATV accident at a family home Sunday in Kentwood, La. Paramedics resuscitated her and she was airlifted to a local hospital. She is aware of her surroundings and recognizes those family members who have kept a round-the-clock vigil since the accident.”
“Doctors were able to remove the ventilator today and she is awake and talking. Maddie continues to receive oxygen and is being monitored closely but it appears that she has not suffered any neurological consequences from the accident,” the statement continued.
Maddie‘s ATV that she was driving crashed into a pond and she was reportedly pinned underwater for several minutes before being rescued.
We’re so happy that Maddie is awake and aware of her surroundings. We’re sending continued well wishes to the Spears family and hope Maddie is able to go home soon.
The 25-year-old actress has always been super close to eight-year-old Maddie and she even wrote a song inspired by her!
Jamie Lynn penned “When The Lights Go Out” the first night she spent away from Maddie, which she opened up about on her TLC documentary.
“Whenever I wrote ‘When the Lights Go Out,’ it was coming from a place…it was the first night, of course, that Maddie was away from me. She was with her dad for the first time, and I was by myself,” she explained.
Jamie Lynn continued, “I was just like, I want to be able to let people into that side of me because that’s the story. That’s why I’m doing it. As you can tell, the music moves me, of course, but it comes from moments like that. It reminds me of exactly why I’m still driven to do this — for this baby girl.”
Our thoughts continue to be with Jamie Lynn, Maddie and the Spears family.