Tracy Morgan was sadly involved in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike leaving him in critical condition along with 3 others. James McNair did not survive the crash how ever.
The wrecked happened around 1 a.m. when the limo bus Morgan was aboard collided with 2 tractor-trailers resulting in a six-car crash just north of Trenton
Morgan is reportedly listed in critical condition at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Center in New Brunswick.
James McNair is a comedian who was better known as Jimmy Mac was killed in the crash. He was 63. McNair sister spoke with CNN earlier today. “He spoke very highly of Tracy,” she told CNN. “They go way back.”
Kevin Roper, the actual truck driver that caused the accident, has been charged in the fatal multi-vehicle accident. Roper with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto. His bail has been set at $50,000 and he is expected to surrender himself to authorities. the investcation is still on going but it doesn’t seem like drugs or alcohol played a part in the accident.
A rep for Tracy released a statement:
“Tracy remains in critical condition at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital. He sustained these injuries in an accident that occurred early this morning as one of several passengers in a chauffeured SUV returning from a tour date in Delaware,” says the spokesperson.
The rep adds, “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.”
We hope that Tracy makes it! Our thoughts and prayers go out McNair’s family.