Jamie Lynn Spears’ Prayers Are Answered

Maddie, the 8-year-old daughter of entertainer Jamie Lynn Spears who was involved in an ATV accident at the family home Sunday in Kentwood, Louisiana, regained consciousness mid-day yesterday. The hospital tells PEOPLE that she is aware of her surroundings and recognizes family members.

Doctors were able to remove the ventilator and she is awake and talking. Maddie continues to receive oxygen and is being monitored closely but it appears that she has not suffered any neurological consequences from the accident.