Car Accidents

Tracy Morgan Suing Wal-Mart Over Fatal Turnpike Crash

July 12th, 2014 8:37am EDT
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Tracy Morgan has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart over the highway crash that critically injured him and killed standup comedian James McNair last month.

The lawsuit claims Wal-Mart was negligent when Kevin Roper, the driver of the tractor-trailer smashed into the former 30 Rock star's limousine van. Declaring the company should have known their driver had been awake for over twenty four hours, and that his commute of 700 miles from his home in Georgia to work in Delaware was "unreasonable."

In the complaint filed Thursday, the statement reads "As a result of Walmart's gross, reckless, ...
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Justin Bieber Rushes To The Aid Of Floyd Mayweather's Children After Car Accident

June 30th, 2014 3:51pm EDT
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Say what you will about Justin Bieber, but it sounds like he's always there for his friends.

According to TMZ, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was on the red carpet at the BET awards when three of his kids were in a nasty car accident involving multiple cars and a motorcycle. His kids weren't hurt, but they were stranded on the scene without their dad.

That's where Floyd's good friend Justin comes in. The singer was on the phone with the boxer when he learned his kids were in the car accident, and he was understandably upset he wasn't able to be there to comfort his kids. Justin, who was in his SU...
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Justin Bieber Unharmed Following Car Crash

June 25th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Justin Bieber Unharmed Following Car Crash
Justin Bieber was involved in a minor car crash in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Monday. The singer was a passenger in an Escalade that collided with a BMW.

According to TMZ.com, the BMW was reversing when the Escalade hit it on Canon Drive. The Escalade driver was trying to lose a paparazzo when the incident occurred.

Bieber was unharmed. While his driver exchanged insurance details, the pop star left the scene by jumping into another vehicle.

The singer recently moved back to California after spending a few months in Atlanta, Ga. He has been making headlines for the past week for his rekin...
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Tracy Morgan Released From Hospital, Transferred To Rehab

June 20th, 2014 2:05pm EDT
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Tracy Morgan continues to improve after a fatal car accident and has been released from the hospital to begin a lengthy rehabilitation.

Tracy's spokesman Lewis Kay said in a statement, "Tracy has been transferred to an undisclosed rehab center, where he is expected to remain for the next few weeks. While he is continuing to show signs of improvement, he still has a long way to go.

"He and [fiancee] Megan Wallover wanted to publicly express their deepest gratitude to everyone at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital for the unbelievable care and attention they provided him."

Tracy suffe...
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Investigation Claims Truck Driver In Tracy Morgan Crash Was Speeding

June 19th, 2014 3:58pm EDT
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An investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board says the man driving the Wal-Mart tractor trailer that smashed into Tracy Morgan's van was driving 20 miles per hour over the speed limit at the time of the crash.

The engine in Kevin Roper's truck has an engine control module that records data such as vehicle speed and engine RPM. In a preliminary report, the NTSB says that according to the device, the truck was driving 65 miles per hour in the minute leading up to the accident. Two lanes were closed for construction on a highway sign and the speed limit was lowered from 55 to 4...
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Tracy Morgan Upgraded To Fair Condition

June 17th, 2014 12:04pm EDT
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Tracy Morgan fans hoping for some good news have received it: the comedian has been upgraded to fair condition.

Morgan's publicist Lewis Kay said in a statement, via E! News, "Happy to pass along that Tracy has been upgraded to fair condition, which is a great improvement. His personality is certainly starting to come back as well."

Kay added that Morgan's assistant Jeffrey Millea has also been upgraded to fair condition. The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J. Revealed that fellow comedian Ardie Fuqua is still in critical condition.

The American Hospital Assoc...
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Tracy Morgan's Estranged Mother Turned Away From Visiting Him In The Hospital

June 12th, 2014 12:11am EDT
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Tracy Morgan's mother hasn't been allowed to see her son as he recovers in a New Jersey hospital following a fatal car crash in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

The comedian and two friends were hospitalized and in critical condition following the crash, which left one man, Morgan's comedy writer James McNair, dead.

Morgan hasn't seen his mother, Alicia Warden, in over a decade, and she learned of the accident on television.

Warden went to see her son at the hospital on Sunday but Morgan's fiancee Megan Wollover turned her away and wouldn't allow the visit, but when his mother returned l...
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Tracy Morgan's Leg Not Amputated, Rep Calls Rumors 'Fabricated'

June 10th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
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Tracy Morgan's representative has denied rumors the comedian has had his leg amputated following a deadly car accident over the weekend.

Morgan was in a limo bus Saturday morning on the New Jersey Turnpike when it was struck by a tractor-trailer and flipped. James Mcnair, a fellow comedian who writes material for Morgan, died in the crash.

Tracy's representative felt the need to deny rumors the comedian was having his leg removed due to the amount of damage it suffered. The statement reads, "Tracy remains in critical but stable condition. His fiancée Megan is by his side. The concern for ...
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Truck Driver Charged In Tracy Morgan Crash Hadn't Slept In Over 24 Hours

June 9th, 2014 11:06pm EDT
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The driver of the tractor-trailer truck that hit the SUV limousine that comic Tracy Morgan was riding in on Saturday night has been charged with death by auto and assault by auto for causing the crash.

Kevin Roper, who drove a truck for Walmart, fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into Morgan's limo and four other vehicles, including another tractor-trailer. He had reportedly been on the road for more than 24 hours without sleeping at the time of the accident early Sunday morning in Cranbury, New Jersey.

Morgan and one other passenger riding in the limo were airlifted to a nearby hospita...
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Tracy Morgan Remains In Critical Condition, Driver Of Truck That Caused Accident Charged

June 8th, 2014 1:01pm EDT
Tracy Morgan Remains In Critical Condition, Driver Of Truck That
Tracy Morgan remains in critical condition following a fatal car accident in New Jersey early Saturday morning, but the star's rep says he's in good hands.

Morgan was airlifted to a nearby hospital after the wreck, during which the SUV limousine he was riding in was struck by a Walmart tractor-trailer truck after the driver fell asleep at the wheel.

The "30 Rock" star's limo was one of six vehicles involved in the crash, which killed one of the passengers in the limo while critically injuring three others.

Authorities confirmed that James McNair, Morgan's comedy writer, was the passenger...
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