King of Pop Michael Jackson's father Joseph Jackson was hospitalised after a car accident in Las Vegas, the city's Metropolitan Police Department confirmed the news to Variety magazine.

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Jackson was in the passenger seat of a luxury car that was travelling westbound on West Sahara Avenue east of Decatur Boulevard, when it crashed into another vehicle, reported Variety.

However, according to the police, both parties showed no signs of impairment.

The 88-year-old was immediately taken to University Medical Center for testing after a complaint of injury.

After being released from the hospital, Jackson took to Twitter to reveal he was safely home and feeling well.

"Happy to report I am back home and my friend Charles Coupet is doing fine too," he wrote on his official website, along with a photo of himself.

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