A daughter of U.S. publishing mogul Larry Flynt is in a critical condition in hospital after she was involved in a car crash in Ohio.

Lisa Flynt was seriously hurt in the accident on Friday (17Oct14) in Riverside, Ohio and a female passenger suffered minor injuries.

The 47 year old, who is one of Flynt's five children, is believed to have suffered a serious head injury when she was thrown from the vehicle.

Hustler publisher Larry Flynt was played onscreen by Woody Harrelson in 1996 movie The People vs. Larry Flynt.