30 Rock's Tracy Morgan in ICU After Car Wreck

His limo bus overturned on New Jersey Turnpike

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Jun 7, 2014 5:30 AM CDT | Updated Jun 7, 2014 12:52 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Comedian Tracy Morgan was seriously injured in a six-vehicle highway accident overnight, reports CNN. The 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live star remains in intensive care after the accident about 1am on the New Jersey Turnpike, reports NBC Philadelphia. Morgan's limo bus overturned near Trenton with six passengers aboard, and one of them, 63-year-old comic James McNair, was killed. Troopers say two tractor-trailers also were involved in the accident. "The limo bus is the only vehicle that overturned," says a trooper. "Looks like one of the tractor-trailers may have rear-ended that limo bus, but that's preliminary at this time."

Morgan, 45, had performed a standup gig in Delaware before the accident. His publicist says his family is with him in ICU as he receives "excellent care," reports NJ.com. “We don’t anticipate much of a change in his condition today but will provide a further update once more information becomes available." Comedian Ardie Fuqua performed at the same comedy show and posted images to Facebook while it was happening. He, too, is believed to have been injured in the crash. "Then we traveled back to NYC in style in a luxury Mercedes Sprinter," he wrote in the post. "Road life is a good life! "

Tracy Morgan in 2011.
Tracy Morgan in 2011.   (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)
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