Legendary Mexican Singer Vicente Fernandez In Critical Condition After Fall – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Legendary Mexican singer Vicente Fernandez was in the hospital Tuesday after taking a fall at his ranch.

According to a post on the icon’s Facebook page, Fernandez is on a ventilator and in critical condition after undergoing surgery at a hospital in Guadalajara.

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His son, Vicente Jr., said his father injured his cervical vertebrae and remains sedated.

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The 81-year-old is a cultural icon with more than 50 albums and 30 films.

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Fernandez is known for performing in mariachi suits and a sombrero. He is one of the best-selling Mexican artists of all time.