Oscar Winning Actor Morgan Freeman was involved in a serious car crash MOnday night after the car he was driving left a rural road in the Mississippi Delta and flipped several times.
The actor “has a broken arm, broken elbow and minor shoulder damage, but is in good spirits,” according to a statement from, Freeman’s publicist. A hospital spokeswoman said Freeman was in serious condition but would not discuss his injuries.
“He is having a little bit of surgery this afternoon or tomorrow to help correct the damage,” Lee’s statement said. “He says he’ll be OK and is looking forward to a full recovery.”
Freeman and a companion were traveling on a dark, two-lane highway that cuts through the expansive farmlands of the Mississippi Delta when the car ran off the side of the road shortly before midnight Sunday, authorities said. The vehicle flipped several times but landed upright in a ditch alongside Charleston, not far from where Freeman owns a home with his wife., about 5 miles west of
“He was lucid, conscious. He was talking, joking with some of the rescue workers at one point,” said Clay McFerrin, editor of Sun Sentinel in Charleston, who arrived at the scene soon after the accident happened.
Hope he gets well soon.