Jamie Lynn Spears' Husband Says Her Daughter Maddie Is 'Doing Better and Better' After ATV Accident

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Jamie Lynn Spears’ family is trying to “believe in miracles.”
The singer’s husband, Jamie Watson, posted a update on Jamie Lynn’s 8-year-old daughter, Maddie, on Tuesday, as the little girl recovers from a scary ATV accident over the weekend.
“Thank you to everyone for the prayers,” Watson wrote. “Maddie is doing better and better. Thank y'all so much.”

With her parents by her side, Maddie reportedly regained consciousness mid-day on Tuesday, People reports. According to the outlet, a statement from the sheriff's office revealed Maddie is aware of her surroundings and "recognizes those family members who have kept a round-the-clock vigil since the accident."
"Doctors were able to remove the ventilator today and she is awake and talking," the statement obtained by People continued. "Maddie continues to receive oxygen and is being monitored closely, but it appears that she has not suffered any neurological consequences from the accident."
According to a police report obtained by ET earlier this week, Maddie was steering her off-road vehicle to avoid running over a drainage ditch near a pond on the family property in Kentwood, Louisiana, when she "overcorrected," and caused the vehicle to enter the pond.
The accident occurred shortly before 3 p.m. on Sunday, and was witnessed by Jamie Lynn and her husband, who were approximately 100 yards away from Maddie at the time.
"The ATV and child were instantly submerged in the water right before their eyes," a statement by Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards read. "The child was trapped and secured by the seatbelt and the ATV's safety netting. Within two minutes, Acadian Ambulance Services arrived and assisted in freeing the child from the cold waters."
See more on the scary accident in the video below.