Published: Mon, September 02, 2019
Culture | By Margie Dunn

Kevin Hart suffers 'major back injuries' in Los Angeles auto crash

Kevin Hart suffers 'major back injuries' in Los Angeles auto crash

Comedian Kevin Hart reportedly was hurt in a auto crash in the Malibu Hills area of California early Sunday.

The 40-year-old comedian reportedly sustained a "major back injury" when his vintage Plymouth Barracude veered off the road and down a hill off of Mulholland Highway, according to TMZ.

The highway patrol report said the auto went out of control as it turned from a canyon road on to the highway. At one point, the vehicle flipped over and the roof was completely removed.

Authorities say the driver hadn't been drinking at the time of the crash. Black was taken to UCLA Westwood hospital, while Hart sought treatment at Northridge Hospital.

There were said to be two other people in the auto at the time of the crash and Hart was not driving. There were two other people in the vehicle, including the driver, and the police said Kevin and the driver both suffered "major back injuries". Hart had just shown off the vehicle on his Instagram Stories earlier this weekend, having bought it for himself as a birthday present back in July.

The star had bought the vehicle as a 40th birthday present for himself in July.

Quickly after photos and videos of the accident were released online, fans took to Twitter to send their well-wishes to the comedian and pray for his quick recovery.

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