Lil Durk had a near-death experience on Sunday, December 18, after being engaged in a massive car accident. The rapper, who is 30 years old, posted the news on his official Instagram account, causing followers to be alarmed.
In the incident, Lil Durk, whose true name is Durk Derrick Banks, sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The revelation comes barely five months after the rapper was injured during a performance at the Lollapalooza festival in July. Continue reading to learn more about Durk’s accident.
Lil Durk Suffers Injuries in a Car Accident
Sunday, the What Happened To Virgil rapper shared the news with his followers through Instagram. He uploaded a series of photographs of himself and his companions entering his vehicle. After being overturned in an accident, the automobile was depicted in the final image on its side.
In the caption, Durk discussed the fragility of life and said, “Live life Any day might be your last SMURK.” It is yet unclear where and how the event occurred. Durk reportedly sustained non-life-threatening injuries and is currently healing. Meanwhile, supporters were concerned about the Chicago native’s health and concerned about their remarks.
One fan added, “Idk what I’d do if something happened to you Remain Safe,” while another said, “Real ones stay blessed, u’re still here for a purpose gang, turn up.” A third said, “There’s nothing better than flipping a car and strolling away as if nothing happened. It confers #blessings and #highest favor.”
In 2018, Lil Durk was involved in a hit-and-run accident
In 2018, Lil Durk had a similar circumstance when he was involved in a hit-and-run vehicle accident. The event occurred on July 20, 2018, when the rapper and Carlee were struck by a car. Thankfully, the accident was not too severe, and Durk was able to recuperate after a few days in the hospital.
Later, he discussed the event in an interview and stated, “I’m fortunate, it might have been worse. I immediately rushed to the hospital since I was experiencing back and leg discomfort, but I have to thank God overall.”
Lil Durk had an eye injury in July 2022 at Lollapalooza
Durk experienced a second accident during Lollapalooza 2022 in Chicago. He was playing his act at the music event when fireworks suddenly exploded in front of him. The event caused him to get eye damage, necessitating hospitalization. Despite the accident, though, the rapper continued to perform.
Later, Durk uploaded an Instagram selfie of himself with an eye bandage and disclosed that he needed a few days to heal before returning to the stage. In the caption, he said, “Due to the situation that occurred on stage at Lollapalooza in Chicago, I’m going to take a sabbatical and focus on my health.”
He continued, “I concluded my performance for my fans yesterday. Appreciate y’all.” Many of his friends and followers gave him prayers and messages of support at the time.