Actor Morgan Freeman seriously injured in car accident


MUMBAI: Oscar-winning Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman has been hospitalized in serious condition after his car met with an accident. Reports suggest that Freeman had possibly fallen asleep at the wheel.

As per reports, Freeman was driving when the car meandered off a highway and rolled several times. He was airlifted and hospitalised in a hospital in Memphis.

A female passenger by the name – Demaris Meyer – was with Freeman in the car at the time of the accident. A hospital spokesperson was quoted in media reports as saying that the actor has been listed in critical condition. However, police told The Associated Press that he was talking before being taken to the hospital.

Freeman has won an Oscar for his role in Million Dollar Baby. His latest film The Dark Knight has been running successfully at the box office for three weeks now.