Morgan Freeman was badly hurt in a car accident in Mississippi over the weekend.
The Academy Award winner, who can currently be seen starring in the summer blockbuster hit “The Dark Knight,” was seriously injured while he and a female passenger were driving eastbound on Highway 32 near the town of Ruleville, Miss. According to police reports at about 11:30pm Mr. Freeman’s vehicle left the road and flipped several times.
The 71-year-old actor was extracted from the vehicle and air lifted to Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee.
Hospital spokeswoman Kathy Stringer said he was in serious condition but offered no word on the condition of the female passenger.