More details have been revealed about Kevin Hart’s injuries after he was in a scary car crash earlier this week that resulted in major back surgery for the comedian.
The 40-year-old comedian got into a huge car accident while on Mulholland Highway this week. He was seated on the passenger seat while Jared S. Black was driving the 1970 Plymouth Barracuda. Black’s fiancée, Rebecca Broxterman was seated in the back seat.
Hart was rushed to Northridge Hospital Medical Centre. He and the driver, Black, suffered “major back injuries.” Hart underwent surgery this Sunday night in Los Angeles.
According to TMZ, there were 2 fractures in the thoracic part of Hart’s spine while another one in the lumbar. The surgery was a success. However, sources have have reportedly stated that Hart is “going through hell”. They also told at the site that the actor is to be heavily medicated for a while.
The lumbar fracture raised a lot of concern as it could lead to difficulty in walking or even paralysis. However, Hart is expected to have a successful recovery. His wife, Eniko Parrish commented on his recovery in a video obtained by TMZ. She stated, “He’s great, he’s going to be just fine. He’s good. Everybody’s good, thank god.”
Moreover, the 911 call recording obtained by NBC’s Today, revealed the horrific moment. Hart’s wife, Eniko called from their home and reported the actor’s severe condition. “I don’t know what happened. He’s just here. He’s not coherent at all,” she said.
In addition, his close friend, Dwayne Johnson decided to leave his honeymoon early to help Hart and fill in for him on The Kelly Clarkson Show. “When my son @KevinHart4real goes down with an injury, his big daddy steps in. I did leave my honeymoon early (Lauren approved cos she LOVES Kelly) and now me and Kelly are new best friends,” he wrote on Twitter.
While fellow comedian, George Wallace sent love and wished for Hart to recover safely. “Sending one out to @KevinHart4real. May your spine be fine. May your back cut you slack. And may your neck not be a wreck. And may the Lord protect your cord. Love you,” he wrote.
Mindy Kaling also tweeted after learning about the accident. She wrote, “Prayers up @KevinHart4real”.
Thankfully, Kevin Hart is expected to have a safe recovery.
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