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Erica "Rikki" Mongeon, Victoria "Vikki" Mongeo

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Erica "Rikki" Mongeon still has a shot at survival.

The MTV star, who presided over A Double Shot at Love with twin Victoria "Vikki" Mongeon, is in a medically induced coma Wednesday after being seriously injured in a car crash, a rep for the sisters tells E! News.

The girls were passengers in a Volkswagen Jetta when it collided with a semi near Bakersfield, Calif. The driver and Vikki did not suffer any major physical trauma.

"Right after the accident everybody was feeling OK, but Rikki had a bump on her head and nobody thought it was a big deal, but for just for the heck of it they went to the hospital," rep Rick Brown said.

"Then the doctors did a test that said she had bleeding in her skull. She never felt bad, like you would expect, but they put her into a medically induced coma and will keep her down until Friday. The plan is to bring her out of the coma on Friday and take it from there."

Vikki has been by Rikki's side throughout, Brown says, and "would appreciate prayers for her sister."

"Under the conditions, Vikki is doing well," he said. The twins "are two peas in a pod."

As far as the accident goes, Brown said that the Mongeons' car hit a tire in the road and, when the driver tried to pull over, the truck hit them from behind.

Eerily enough, one of the contestants on Double Shot, Kandice "Kandi" Hutchinson, was killed in a car accident shortly after production wrapped. The series' second episode was dedicated to her.

—Reporting by Ashley Fultz

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