Most likely you have heard the sad news this morning that comedian/actor Tracy Morgan has been involved in a fatal car accident on the NJ Turnpike. So far one person was killed in the accident. Officials have reported that 63-year-old James McNair who was Tracy’s long time friend and a comedic writer was killed in the accident.
Tracy is currently in critical condition and sources have claimed that his family is stating he is not doing too good. The accident occurred while Tracy was heading home after a gig he had in Delaware and his limo was rear ended by a tractor trailer causing it to spin counter clockwise and flip over. In total 6 cars were involved in the crash.
The latest development comes from the NY Daily News which is reporting that the tractor trailor driver who was driving for Wal-Mart fell asleep behind the wheel.
The NY Daily has stated the following:
“The driver of an 18-wheeler was dozing just before he plowed into the limo bus carrying the “30 Rock” actor and his crew, ABC News reported. The trucker woke up before he hit the slow-moving traffic ahead of him, but it was too late, police said. The crash shocked and distressed Morgan’s family. He’s not in good shape,” said Morgan’s ex-wife Sabina Morgan when reached by the Daily News. “I’m traumatized. I’m so upset. I can’t believe it. It’s like I’m in a nightmare.”
We will keep you updated as this story progresses.