*Sean Kingston marked the one-year anniversary of his near-fatal jet-ski accident today by paying thanks to the rescuer who saved his life.
The singer was knocked unconscious on May 29, 2011 after the jet ski he was driving crashed into a bridge in Miami.
Kingston and his female rider were dragged to safety by off-duty Coast Guard Jonathan Rivera and his friend Jimmy Vega and the musician was treated for severe injuries.
The 22-year-old spent several weeks at the Jackson Memorial Hospital undergoing surgery but he eventually made a full recovery, and now Kingston has reached out to the doctors and first responders who came to his rescue, admitting he feels lucky to be alive and have the support of his fans and best friend, rapper Ja-Bar.
He writes in a series of tweets:
“Today Is The Day That Makes It 1 Year Since My Near Death Accident.. And I Just Wanna Thank The Lord The (sic) Morning For Blessing Me With A 2nd Chance At Life… i wanna Thank all my fans for the Love, SUPPORT AND LETTERS I Love YOU ALL.. I Wanna Thank Jackson memorial And All The Great Doctors And Surgeon’s (sic) thats (sic) Worked With Me..
“I Also Wanna Thank @Jbarsodmg For Also Playing A Big Role On While Im (sic) Here Today Last But Not Least MUCH Love TO JOHN RIVERA.. THE GUY THAT DID SAVE MY Life JUMPED OFF HIS BOOT (sic) And Took Me Out (of) The Water.. I Cant (sic) Thank U (sic) Enough.”