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Monday, August 04, 2008
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According to MSNBC:
Academy Award winning actor Morgan Freeman was seriously injured in a car accident in Mississippi on Sunday night according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.

Police report that Freeman, 71, was driving eastbound on Highway 32 near the town of Ruleville, Miss., around 11:30 p.m. when his car left the road and flipped several times.

Police say Freeman and a female passenger had to be extracted from the vehicle and the actor was flown to Regional Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn., where he was listed in serious condition. There was no word on the condition of the passenger.
They say he was talking on the scene, hopefully he will recover fully and quickly.

Update: Morgan Freeman's publicist says that he is in good spirits after undergoing surgery and a has a broken arm, broken elbow and minor shoulder damage. He expected to make a full recovery!