Tracy Morgan's Condition Improves In Wake Of Horrific Crash

Tracy Morgan's condition in hospital has been upgraded for 'fair' by medical professionals who have seen the injured comedian making progress. Morgan was involved in a tragic car crash on the 7th June, which killed his mentor and fellow comedian James McNair.

"Happy to pass along that Tracy has been upgraded to fair condition, which is a great improvement," said Morgan's rep Lewis Kay on Monday in a statement. "His personality is certainly starting to come back as well."

Morgan, McNair, comedian Ardie Fuqua, Morgan's 36-year-old assistant Jeff Millea, and one other were all involved in the crash in the early hours of the 7th June. The incident occurred when the lorry, which was being driven by one Kevin Roper, slammed into the back of the group's luxury vehicle as they were returning to New York City from a comedy show in Delaware.

More: Louis C.K. orders TMZ to remove horrific Tracy Morgan crash video.

After the crash, Morgan and Millea were quickly airlifted to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J. Morgan was reported to have had surgery for a broken leg the day after the crash, which was rumoured to be an amputation. However, the comic's family denied that he had lost his leg.

The 45 year-old former SNL cast member was badly injured in the collision with a Walmart truck, sustaining a broken leg, a broken nose and several broken ribs. Millea's condition has also reportedly been upgraded to 'fair,' according to the NY Times.

More: FX postpones production of new comedy until Tracy Morgan recovers.

Driver Roper, of Jonesboro, Ga., has been charged with vehicular homicide and assault by auto but has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Prosecutors have claimed that Roper had not slept "for a period in excess of 24 hours" when the accident occurred. If he is convicted on all charges, he will reportedly face 15 years in prison.

Tracy Morgan
Tracy Morgan Is Making Improvement In Hospital As His Condition Is Upgraded To 'Fair.'


Tags: Tracy Morgan


More Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan "Can't Blieve" Walmart Put Blame On Him For Crash Injuries

Tracy Morgan is in a state of shock after Walmart decided the comedian is at fault for suffering severe injuries during a fatal car crash...

Walmart Take No Responsibility For Tracy Morgan's Injuries In Fatal Car Crash

Several months after Tracy Morgan was involved in a fatal car accident in June, when a Walmart tuck allegedly caused a six-car pileup on the...

The Boxtrolls Movie Review

A triumph on a variety of levels, this staggeringly detailed stop-motion animation has a wonderfully deranged story packed with spirited characters. It also takes on...

Tracy Morgan Still "Having A Tough Time" Recovering After Car Crash, Says Attorney

Although nearly three months have passed since Tracy Morgan was involved in a fatal car accident on June 7th on the New Jersey Turnpike, the...


Two Months After Turnpike Crash, Tracy Morgan Is "Struggling" To Recover

Tracy Morgan is out of the woods and out of care following his car crash earlier this year, but the actor is still struggling, according...

Tracy Morgan Is "Still Struggling" Two months After Car Crash, Attorney Confirms

Tracy Morgan is apparently "still struggling" to fully recover after he was involved in a fatal car accident on June 7th on the New Jersey...

Tracy Morgan 'Struggling' To Recover, Two Months After Crash

Two months after the crash with a Wal-Mart truck at Jersey Turnpike, New Jersey which killed '30 Rock' star Tracy Morgan's friend Jimmy Mack, the...

Tracy Morgan Speaks Out For First Time Since Last Month's Fatal Car Crash

Tracy Morgan is well on his way to a full recovery.The comedian, who was recently released from rehab after undergoing five weeks of intense treatment,...



Tracy Morgan Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Tracy Morgan

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All