Michael Jacksonâ $ s dad taken to medical facility after crash in Las Vegas


Erik Kabik/Retna/www. erikkabikphoto.com Joe Jackson during Michael Jackson’s This Is It premiere night at the Palms on Oct. 27, 2009. By Ricardo Torres-Cortez( contact)Published Friday, June 30, 2017|2:20 p.m. Updated Friday,

June 30, 2017|3:23 p.m.

Joe Jackson, patriarch of the Jackson home entertainment

family, suffered an injury and was taken to a hospital after a car crash today in the central valley, according to City Police. Jackson, 88, was required to University Medical

Center for “observation due to problem of injury, “authorities stated. Inning accordance with TMZ.com, Jackson was released

from the healthcare facility, telling the celebrity news website that”he got out without a scratch”which his assistant, the motorist of the lorry, suffered a damaged thumb. The wreck was reported about 11:15 a.m. in

the 4500 block of Sahara Opportunity, near Decatur Boulevard, authorities said. Jackson was a passenger in a lorry that was westbound on Sahara when another car headed east attempted to rely on a personal drive, authorities said. The second lorry cannot yield and hit the lorry Jackson was in, police said. The driver of the 2nd automobile was pointed out for failure to yield the right of way, authorities said. There were no signs either chauffeur suffered, police said. Jackson is the daddy of the late super star singer Michael

Jackson, who earlier in his profession carried out with his siblings as The Jackson 5. Joe Jackson has lived in Las Vegas for several years. No even more information were supplied. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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