'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.


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.