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Nick Hogan

In Serious Car Accident

8/26/2007 10:22 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0827_hogan_fm_bn-1UPDATE: Nick Hogan is reportedly in serious condition, but the passenger in the car sustained more severe injuries. He is listed in critical condition.

Hulk Hogan's son, Nick, was seriously injured in a car accident tonight in Clearwater, Fla.

Law enforcement tells TMZ the accident occurred around 7:31 PM ET. According to police, a Toyota Supra, driven by Nick Bollea (Hogan's real name), was traveling at a very high rate of speed when it lost control and hit a raised median. The car was flipped around and the back end hit a palm tree. The impact, we're told, "destroyed the entire car." The two male occupants were flown by Medivac helicopter from the accident scene to a hospital in St. Petersburg. We're told both men had "very very serious" injuries.

The accident happened on Court Street, a main drag in downtown Clearwater, causing the entire street to be shut down for hours.

No 911 call was made to police. The accident was called in by an officer who rolled up right after the crash happened.

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Mandi    

What an a$$! If he wasnt to drive like that by him self thats fine, but when someone else's life is in your hands you should think before doing stupid things.. like driving at high speeds!!!

2539 days ago
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Chris    

Nick is just a teen. I did the same thing when i was his age. I assure you his mom and dad are worried about him and he will pay for his actions. Hope you and your family well. Take care an god bless

2536 days ago
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KRISTYN    

ONE PERSON CAN DO ALOT MORE DAMAGE THAN A WHOLE COUNTRY!!!

2535 days ago
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Shane    

The Hogans are a good family and God be with them during this tragic, and unfortunate time. Nick's car was obviously traveling at a high rate of speed based on the factual evidence and it is no secret Nick likes to speed. I hope for his sake he has learned a valuable lesson about speeding and will keep the speeding on the race track rather than in the streets where innocent people can be hurt. I hope for a quick recovery for Nick and his friend.

2535 days ago
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Jennifer Robinson    

I am so very sorry for the Hogan family, unfortunately in situations like this it does not matter what the person's status may be. Celebrity or not, we need to all take into consideration the actions we take. You are all in my prayers; may God bless you and keep your family safe, I wish Nick a speedy and healthy recovery.

2535 days ago
366.

YourMother    

Poor Supra =(

2533 days ago
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Shane    

Shame, twas a nice supra....

I watch hogan knows best and i always knew he would crash one of his cars... In fact i said it tuesday and found out about this today (thursday)...
Jumping straight into a high powered twin turbo for your first car is asking for trouble.... Should of known better....

2533 days ago
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Kim Helmick    

Nick,

I hope your friend is o.k. now. they always show the worst and never finish the story by telling if your friend is ok. Just know that there is people out there that know this was all a mistake and forgive you.

Love,

Kim Helmick

2528 days ago
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John What    

REALITY CHECK, The kid is 16 years old, just learning to drive. GIVE him a toyota and then have it upgraded to a full-blown race car and let him drive it on city streets!!! WAKE UP PEOPLE, the Huklster, Hulk Hogan is 99% to blame for this, he has proven to have poor judgement to say the least and I feel BOTH of them should be held as accountable , dirvers license revoked for minimum a year, hundreads of hours of community service and paying for the recovery and well being of the friend who he hurt!!!

2527 days ago
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jay    

An accident happened to a young man, regardless of fault he is still a kid and it is still a precious life. We have only one life to live and I hope that Nick makes it through this ordeal and learns from any mistakes he has made. Pray for a recovery not a top story. He is young and I hope he gets to enjoy the rest of his life. The passenger was hurt as well, try to remember BOTH individuals and their families in your prayers.

May God watch over all those involved,

Jay-WV

2527 days ago
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John What    

It was not an accident, it was a teenager driving like he was in a race on a city street.... IN A RACE CAR. That is not an accident. There is a reason we have speed limits.

2526 days ago
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Geoff Twitchell    

God bless Hope he recovers soon

2525 days ago
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Rebekah    

I can remember when Nick was taking drifting lessons,he really seemed to enjoy that I think if he wants to pursue a career that involves speeding he should do so with the right training and seek the proper training by professionals. My prayers are with him and his passengers families.May God be with them and give them all the strength to get through this hard time
Rebekah from Crawfordsville Indiana

2525 days ago
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pepper    

weve all made mistakes this is how we learn , nick you know how fradual life can be now youve been given a second chance embrace it and do the right thing from this point on.

2525 days ago
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diann    

i know the bolie family. my husband is a werstler. I think we as parents give our kids to much lee way. at 17 he should have never had a fast moving car like that. knowing he likes speed.terry you let your kids get away with way to much. god speed to johns recovery. and maybe just maybe this will finally teach nick that just because dad is hulk hogan doesn't make it ok to do half the things he does.

2522 days ago
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