Update (12:55 p.m.): Maddie Aldridge is in critical but stable condition in a New Orleans hospital, according to TMZ.
Oh, no, this is scary news: Maddie Briann Aldridge, the 8-year-old daughter of Jamie Lynn Spears, was reportedly seriously injured on Sunday in Louisiana when an ATV she was riding during a hunting trip flipped over.
Spears was reportedly not with her daughter at the time of the ATV accident. TMZ reports that Maddie Aldridge was unconscious and under water for a few minutes, and was airlifted to a hospital nearby. According to TMZ, her condition is "extremely serious." However, details of the story are still coming in and may not be fully accurate just yet. A representative for the Spears family told Entertainment Tonight:
The details the media are reporting surrounding the incident regarding Jamie Lynn's daughter Maddie are incorrect. Right now the Spears family asks that everyone respect their privacy during this time and appreciates all the prayers and support for their family.
Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Jamie Lynn Spears' father, Jamie Spears, said, "All I can say is pray for our baby Maddie."
Jamie Lynn Spears is the former Nickelodeon star of Zoey 101 and the younger sister of Britney Spears. She became pregnant with Maddie while engaged to Casey Aldridge, but is now married to Jamie Winston.
More on this story as it develops. In the meantime, everyone send positive thoughts to Maddie Aldridge and the entire Spears family.