Singer Morrissey has sparked rumours he has been involved in a horror car crash after it emerged he was treated in hospital last week (ends03Nov13) for head, neck and arm injuries.

The former The Smiths star was seen by physicians at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and was treated for concussion, an arm injury, and whiplash.

The singer announced the news in a brief statement on Sunday (03Nov13) but did not give details of how he sustained the injuries, sparking speculation he was involved in a car accident.

In the statement, posted on, a representative for the star writes, "Morrissey has now been discharged from Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles following treatment for concussion, whiplash and an arm injury. Morrissey would like to thank the medical staff at Cedars-Sinai for their 'outstanding level of care and attention'."