Tracy Morgan Fights Serious Brain Injury after Truck Accident
November 20, 2014
More than five months since actor Tracy Morgan was in a truck accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, he is still struggling to recover from a serious brain injury caused by the accident, Morgan’s lawyers reported in a recent hearing linked to Morgan’s truck accident lawsuit against Walmart.
Although the details of Morgan’s condition have not been specified, his lawyers explained that he is struggling to try to recover and to again be “the Tracy Morgan he once was.” Doctors reportedly are still trying to determine the extent of recovery possible, as his brain injury is severe. This could be a long road, as Morgan’s attorneys have explained, because the journey to recovery after serious brain injuries is uncertain.
Details of the Truck Accident that Caused Morgan’s Serious Brain Injury
This past June, Tracy Morgan and some friends were riding in a limo bus when they were hit by a Walmart truck. According to a preliminary investigative report from the National Transportation Safety Board, the truck driver was reportedly going at least 10 mph above the speed limit when he slammed into the back of Morgan’s limo bus. One of the passengers in the limo bus was pronounced dead at the scene, and two others were severely injured.
Morgan is currently the plaintiff in a truck accident lawsuit that has been filed against Walmart, Inc. Although the truck driver responsible for this crash has not been specifically identified as a defendant in this complaint, that driver is facing criminal proceedings, as he has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and four counts of vehicular assault.
As both the civil truck accident lawsuit and the criminal case against the driver proceed, the civil case may be put on hold while the criminal matter is worked out; whether this will occur will be announced at a court hearing scheduled for December.
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