Britney Spears asks for 'all the wishes & prayers' for her niece after life-threatening ATV accident



Britney Spears is asking fans to support for her family after her 8-year-old niece was involved in a serious ATV accident on Sunday.

"Need all the wishes and prayers for my niece," Britney Spears wrote, following news Maddie Briann Aldridge is hospitalized in critical but stable condition.

Maddie is the daughter of Britney Spears' younger sister Jamie Lynn Spears. The accident occurred on their family's Louisiana property. According to Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards, the accident occurred while Jamie Lynn Spears and her husband, Jamie Watson (Maddie's stepfather), were watching.

See Britney Spears' tweet here:

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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 17: Britney Spears stands courtside with sister Jamie Lynn as the Los Angeles Lakers play against the Washington Wizards on December 17, 2006 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 17: Britney Spears walks through the crowd with sister Jamie Lynn Spears as the Los Angeles Lakers play against the Washington Wizards on December 17, 2006 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by Jeffrey Bottari/NBAE via Getty Images)
Jamie Lynn Spears, Britney Spears and Kevin Federline (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
Britney Spears and Jamie Lynn Spears during Nickelodeon's 16th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 2003 - Backstage at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Britney Spears and Jamie-Lynn Spears (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)
Jamie Lynn Spears and Britney Spears at the Toys 'R' Us Times Square in New York City, New York (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 25: Britney Spears is joined by her mother, Lynne (left), and her sister, Jamie Lynn, on a backstage visit to meet the cast after attending a performance of 'Hairspray' at the Neil Simon Theater. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Britney Spears and her sister Jamie Lynn Spears at 'The Teen Choice Awards 2002' at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, Ca. Sunday, August 4, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images/FOX.
Britney Spears and sister Jamie Lynn Spears (Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage)
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