Tracy Morgan Car Crash: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Tracy Morgan has been involved in a fatal car crash. Read on for the facts and photos from the crash.

1. Morgan Is Presently In Critical Condition

Morgan is presently in intensive care after the horrific crash. You can view a television news report on the crash in the above video coverage. NBC10 reports that:

The 45-year-old former Saturday Night Live star was traveling in a limo bus that overturned around 1 a.m. Saturday morning of Exit 7A of the Turnpike in Cranbury, N.J.

Sources have stated that Morgan is currently receiving treatment at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J. Morgan’s rep released a statement saying:

His family is now with him and he is receiving excellent care. We don’t anticipate much of a change in his condition today but will provide a further update once more information becomes available.

2. It Was a Six-Vehicle Accident

According to both TMZ and NBC10:

State police say a preliminary investigation has found that a tractor trailer came up upon slow moving traffic and caused the crash. Six vehicles — two tractor trailers, an SUV and two cars — all were involved, state police said.

3. Comedian James McNair Was Killed

While Morgan is in critical condition, one of the passengers on his limo bus, comedian James McNair, was sadly killed. The Huffington Post writes:

McNair, best known as “Jimmy Mack” to the comic community and churchgoers, was killed in the accident. Authorities told the AP that the 63-year-old comic of Peekskill, N.Y. was pronounced dead at the scene. McNair was named as one of Morgan’s comedy writers and close friends.

As far as the other passengers:

The bus was carrying six passengers in all. One passenger on the bus has died, state police say. Three were critically hurt and one is in fair condition, hospital officials say.

4. Morgan’s Limo Was Rear-Ended By a Tractor-Trailer

5. Police Do Not Believe Alcohol Was a Factor in the Crash

The turnpike was closed for over five hours to investigate the scene and police do not believe that alcohol was a factor in the accident. Around 6:30 a.m., the turnpike was re-opened.