Kevin Hart sustains major back injuries in LA car crash

By Miriam Nyamari On Mon, 2 Sep, 2019 14:55 | 1 min read
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Actor-comedian Kevin Hart and two others were involved in a car crash in Calabasas, California, according to a California Highway Patrol incident report. PHOTO | COURTESY
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  • Kevin Hart involved in car accident in Los Angeles.
  • He was been driven by his chauffer Jared Black in his 1970 Plymouth Barracuda that he bought in July.
  • Black lost control of the 'Menace' and it tumbled down an embankment
  • California Highway Patrol officers confirmed that the driver was not under the influence of alcohol.

US actor and comedian, Kevin Hart, has been hospitalised after suffering major back injuries in a road crash in Los Angeles.  

At the time of the crash on Sunday, Hart was being driven by his chauffeur Jared Black on Mulholland Highway in a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda.

Black is said to have lost control of the vehicle, which tumbled down an embankment, according to a statement given by California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers.  

CHP also confirmed that the driver was not under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. 

The Jumanji actor and Jared Black suffered major back injuries, as the third passenger escaped unhurt.

Hart was taken to Northridge Hospital Medical Centre while Black was taken to another hospital. 

Following the news, Hart’s fans and fellow celebrities have sent him quick recovery messages on their social media platform’s including his Jumanji co-star, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.