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Morgan Freeman Injured in Car Accident

8/4/2008 11:39 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned that Academy Award winning actor Morgan Freeman, 71, has been injured in a serious car accident in Mississippi.

Cops tell us the "Dark Knight" star was in a one car accident around 11:30 PM last night north of the small town of Ruleville. He was airlifted from the accident scene to a hospital in Memphis, Tenn. We're told alcohol is not suspected as a factor in the wreck, news of which was first reported by MediaTakeout.

Freeman's condition is unknown, but state troopers tell us he was talking at the scene before he was taken to the hospital. The condition of an unidentified female passenger in the car also is unknown.

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TMZm0nster    

hope hes ok.

2207 days ago
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mack    

sure hope he is oik

2207 days ago
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Joe Smiff    

Noooooo! Prayers are with you Mr. Freeman!!!

2207 days ago
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tattooed white trash...    

Get well soon Morgan!!

2207 days ago
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Amy    

I love Morgan Freeman. I hope he's alright.

2207 days ago
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Ms. Mary    

My prayers are with you Mr. Freeman....God bless.

2207 days ago
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rainy    

He's a great actor and person. I hope he is ok. It seems the "dark knight" movie has a curse. Something bad is happening to everyone who was in it or something. It's wierd.

2207 days ago
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Bitchykins    

Oh, no! Not Easy Reader!

Thoughts & prayers for you...

2207 days ago
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HOLY CROCODILE    

he should have let miss daisy drive. Seriously,I like this guy.Hope he is ok.

2207 days ago
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wrightdrm    

MORGAN PLEASE GET WELL SOON... OUR HEARTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU
BE STRONG WE ALLLLLL LOVE YOU !!!

KW

2207 days ago
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kane    

I hope your OK Morgan! Love him!

2207 days ago
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Lance Boyle    

Noooooooooooooo! I hope everything is okay. Good sign that he was talking!!

2207 days ago
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Amy    

I hope hes OK, what a great actor!

2207 days ago
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wrightdrm    

MORGAN WE LOVE YOU ! YOU ARE A WONDERFUL ACTOR PLEASE GET WELL SOON WE ALL LOVE YOU
WRIGHTDRM

2207 days ago
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martinistopswithus    

morgan freeman is a classy gentlemen and we are praying for him.

2207 days ago
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