'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.

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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.