On Sunday night, the actor and comedian Kevin Hart was involved in a terrible auto accident that left him with a severe back injury. The actor underwent surgery on Monday, and according to his wife, Eniko Hart, he will be alright.
The video of Eniko Hart being questioned by a journalist while visiting him in the hospital appeared on TMZ. She delivered no extra information beyond this contract, and the actor’s representatives did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Hart was a passenger in a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda that went off a highway above Malibu in the early morning hours of Sunday. It fell down an embankment after the driver reportedly lost control while turning onto Mulholland Highway from a canyon road.
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Images of the collision were uploaded to the Internet on Monday evening. They depict his vehicle’s total destruction in the catastrophe.
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Hart, age 40, and Jared Black, the car’s driver, both sustained back injuries. Another passenger, Rebecca Broxterman, 31, only reported experiencing discomfort. By the management, Black was “determined not to be under the influence of alcohol.”
Kevin Hart is one lucky man. pic.twitter.com/7J9SHhZfyq
— Wall Of Comedy (@TheWallOfComedy) September 2, 2019
A source told People that the actor is now recovering from surgery to treat his back injuries. According to TMZ, the comedian is desired to recover in the hospital for a few days.
Hart gave himself the Barracuda as a birthday present in July, and he instantly posted a picture of it on Instagram with the caption, “Menace.” Since news of the accident broke, the Night School actor’s renowned friends have been sending him well wishes, including his close friend and frequent co-star Dwayne Johnson.
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The actor posted a still of the two filming for the new Jumanji movie series together.
“Stop manipulating my feelings, brother @kevinhart4real. Together, we have much more laughing to do. I adore you, buddy. “Remain steadfast,” Johnson wrote. “I’m praying for my friend Kevin Hart. Please join me,” tweeted actor Yvette Nicole Brown. Many other celebrities, including his colleagues comedians Arsenio Hall, Gabriel Iglesias, Jeff Ross, and Ron Funches, sent Hart encouraging messages.
Hart is scheduled to appear in Jumanji: The Next Level later this year, as well as the drama film Fatherhood in 2020.