UPDATE: (8/6/08) Morgan Freeman is recovering well after surgery. For details, click here.
CNN.com is reporting that Morgan Freeman, star of The Dark Knight, Wanted, and Lucky Number Slevin, was injured in a car accident last night.
Freeman was in Tennessee, driving on a rural highway when his car flipped several times. Representatives for the police department say that Freeman and his passenger were both wearing seat belts and that there was no suspicion of drugs or alcohol being involved.
While he had to be extracted from the car using the jaws of life, and eventually air-lifted to the hospital, bystanders reported that he was lucid and even joking with rescue workers and onlookers. The Oscar-winner was in serious condition at the hospital after the accident. We’ll bring you updates as we hear them.
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