US comedian Tracy Morgan 'leaves hospital' after car crash

Actor Tracy Morgan, who stars in the US comedy 30 Rock, has left hospital and been transferred to a rehabilitation centre following the car crash earlier this month that left him injured, his agent has said.

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US actor Tracy Morgan 'leaves hospital' after car crash

American comedian Tracy Morgan has been transferred from hospital to a rehabilitation centre after being involved in a car accident earlier this month, NBC News has reported.

Tracy Morgan was in a critical condition following the car accident. Credit: Reuters

The 30 Rock actor's agent reportedly said Morgan was expected to stay at the undisclosed centre for "the next few weeks", adding that he "still had a long way to go" in his recovery from injuries sustained in the crash.

One person was killed and six others were injured in the accident involving a truck, Morgan's limo bus and four other vehicles in New Jersey on 7 June.

Aftermath of six vehicle crash that injured Tracy Morgan

A video obtained by the Associated Press on Sunday has shown the aftermath of a six vehicle crash scene in New Jersey, US, that killed one and critically injured US actor and comedian Tracy Morgan.

Video supplied to AP by Will Vaultz Photography.

US officials continue the investigation of the crash that also left two others seriously injured.


Wal-Mart to take 'full responsibility' if truck caused crash

Wal-Mart CEO Bill Simon has said his company will take "full responsibility" of a truck crash that badly injured actor and comedian Tracy Morgan, "if it's determined that our truck caused the accident."

In a written statement on Saturday, the CEO said that one of the company's trucks had been involved in the crash and said he was praying for the family and friends of McNair and everyone involved:

We are working quickly to understand what happened and are cooperating fully with law enforcement to aid their investigation.

The facts are continuing to unfold. If it's determined that our truck caused the accident, Walmart will take full responsibility.

– Wal-Mart CEO Bill Simon

Morgan is one of the best-known black comedians in the United States, finding humor in the often fraught realm of American race relations.

More: Truck driver charged over Tracy Morgan car crash

'Truck driver charged' over Tracy Morgan crash

A truck driver was charged on Saturday with causing a crash between his trailer and a van that killed a comedian and critically injured comic actor Tracy Morgan, US prosecutors said.

The 35-year-old was charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office said.

Morgan remains hospitalised in a critical condition, while one of his comedy writers James "Jimmy Mack" McNair was killed.

Rivers hopes Morgan 'gets back to making us laugh'

Celebrities from the world of music, comedy and movies united to show their support for Tracy Morgan, who is in a critical condition following a road accident.

Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs, comic Joan Rivers and film director Kevin Smith were among those tweeting about the 30 Rock actor.

US celebrities show support for injured Tracy Morgan

US celebrities including the hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and comedians Andy Richter and George Lopez have tweeted messages of support for 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan, who was seriously injured in a road accident this morning.


Tracy Morgan's family with him at hospital after crash

Tracy Morgan is "receiving excellent care" in hospital with his family at his side following a car crash, the US comedian's representative Lewis Kay said in a statement.

Tracy remains in critical condition at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital. He sustained these injuries in an accident that occurred early this morning as one of several passengers in a chauffeured SUV returning from a tour date in Delaware. His family is now with him and he is receiving excellent care. We don't anticipate much of a change in his condition today but will provide a further update once more information becomes available.

– Lewis Kay

One dead, seven injured after actor's limo bus overturns

A limo bus carrying the US comedian and actor Tracy Morgan overturned killing one of its passengers in a road accident today, police said.

The 45-year-old comic was seriously injured in the New Jersey crash, which left a further six people injured.

Morgan, who is best known for his roles on Saturday Night Live and the sitcom 30 Rock, is said to be in a critical condition.

The comedian has starred in 30 Rock for seven seasons, playing an unhinged, reckless comedian called Tracy Jordan in the satire about network television.

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