Will Ferrell Taken To Hospital After Car Flips In Freeway Crash

Will Ferrell Taken To Hospital After Car Flips In Freeway Crash

Will Ferrell Taken To Hospital After Car Flips In Freeway Crash

Ferrell was a passenger in the vehicle, and according to a statement from his representatives, was "unhurt" in the accident and has since been released from hospital.

Actor Will Ferrell was taken to hospital late Thursday night after the comedy star was involved in a auto accident in Orange County, Calif.

Will Ferrell was rushed to hospital after being involved in a vehicle crash while he was travelling back from San Diego to Los Angeles on Thursday night.

On Thursday night, Ferrell appeared at a amusing or Die event in San Diego called Glam Up the Midterms.

Ferrell and the two other passengers in his auto were all taken to the hospital.

The accident happened just before 11:00 p.m. local time on Interstate 5 in Orange County, California, known locally as the I-5 freeway, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.

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"The driver of the Toyota apparently had fallen asleep and struck the rear end of the Navigator causing it to hit the centre divider wall", California Highway Patrol officer Rafael Reynoso told media.

The driving force of the Toyota was not hurt and the crash is being investigated.

Witnesses reportedly said another woman in the actor's vehicle was bleeding profusely at the scene.

The actor appeared at the event as his "Anchorman" character Ron Burgundy and was interviewed by comedian Billy Eichner.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the four people in his SUV all suffered injuries and were taken to the hospital. The CHP accident report says she "was not wearing any safety equipment", while the other occupants were.

Ferrell's manager did not immediately return phone and email messages seeking comment.

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