Tracy Morgan‘s lawyer says the comedian is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a crash that took the life of his best friend.
Benedict Morelli said Morgan experienced a traumatic brain injury in the crash which occurred June 7 on the New Jersey Turnpike. The actor also suffered a broken leg, nose and ribs.
“He’s fighting to get better, and if there’s a chance for him to be back to the Tracy Morgan he once was, he’s going to try to do that,” Morelli said. Continue reading
Tracy Morgan has initiated a lawsuit against WalMart over over an accident that left him seriously injured and killed his friend.
The lawsuit claims Walmart was negligent when a driver of one of its tractor-trailers rammed into Morgan’s limousine van. The driver had admittedly gone a long period of time without sleep.
The complaint claims the retail giant should have known the driver had been awake for over 24 hours, and that his commute of 700 miles from his home in Georgia to work in Delaware was “unreasonable.” Continue reading
Tracy Morgan has been released from a NJ hospital and moved to a rehabilitation facility as he recovers from a serious auto accident, thegrio said Friday.
The identify the rehab facility where Morgan is staying was not released, a statement saying only that it is in New Jersey.
Morgan is officially showing “signs of improvement” but has a long road to full recovery, according to hospital officials. Continue reading
Funny man Louis C.K. and blockbuster director Judd Apatow have demanded Harvey Levin and his TMZ remove footage they obtained of the accident aftermath that critically injured Tracy Morgan and took the life of fellow comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair.
The video depicted Morgan being dragged from the twisted wreckage by civilians who first arrived on-scene.
C.K. and Apatow made their pleas after Krizya Fuqua, the daughter of Fuqua, requested that the site remove images of her critically injured, unconscious father being pulled from the mangled limo bus the comedians were traveling in. Continue reading
A video has been obtained of the Tracy Morgan crash scene.
The manic video was shot before EMTs arrived on scene.
Kevin Roper, the Georgia truck driver charged in the accident that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed James McNair, had not slept in over 24 hours, according to officials..
Roper failed to see traffic slowing in front of him on the turnpike near Cranbury Township, slamming the limo bus carrying Morgan and several other comics and friends after a performance in Delaware, police said.
Roper was operating a truck “on the New Jersey Turnpike without having slept in excess of 24 hours,” Continue reading
Grain of salt urban gossip web outlet, MediaTakeOut is claiming that they spoke to an employee at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, the facility housing crash victim Tracy Morgan, and were informed that one of Morgan’s legs may have to be amputated.
Kevin Roper, the who drove his Walmart issue 18 wheeler into the rear end of Tracy Morgan’s limo-bus turned himself in Saturday night after being charged with death by auto.
He was processed and released after bonding out..
Morgan was riding in a limo bus on the NJ Turnpike on his way home from a gig when it was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler and overturned.
A dozing truck driver working for super-chain Walmart is responsible and has been charged over the Tracy Morgan crash that led to a chain reaction of five other vehicles, mortally wounding at least one.
Walmart has since issued the following statement:
A Tracy Morgan death hoax provocated on social media just two days before the actor was critically hurt in an accident on the NJ turnpike.
What terrible timing for a hoax!
Rumors of the actor’s alleged demise gained traction on Thursday after a ‘R.I.P. Tracy Morgan’ Facebook page attracted nearly one million of ‘likes’. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the American actor’s passing: Continue reading