Authors: Rebecca Fenton
(NEW YORK) -- Pop star Gavin DeGraw is in stable condition after an attack that left him with a concussion, broken nose and several cuts to the face.
The "Chariot" singer was beaten by a group of men on New York City's Lower East Side early Sunday morning, and was then hit by a taxi as he stumbled away, according to police sources.
Degraw, 34, had been drinking with friends before the attack. He was accosted between 3:50 and 4:20 a.m. at East 6th Street and 1st Avenue, the police sources said.
After breaking his nose and scratching his face, the perpetrators fled, and Degraw kept walking. He ended up at 19th Street and 1st Avenue, where he was struck by a cab but not seriously injured. He was then taken to the emergency room at nearby Bellevue Hospital.
Degraw remains in the hospital. His publicist, Fran Curtis, told ABC News today that the singer is "currently recovering and in stable condition."
"He suffers from a concussion, broken nose, black eyes, cuts and bruises," Curtis said in an email statement. "The police are conducting an investigation of the attack. "We have no information yet regarding his upcoming concert dates and promotion for his new album," she added.
Degraw has spent the summer opening for rock bands Maroon 5 and Train. His fifth album, "Sweeter," is due in stores Sept. 20.
An upstate New York native, Degraw currently lives in Manhattan and co-owns the National Underground bar, which is located six blocks south of where he was attacked.
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