Actor Kevin Hart recovering from back injury


Actor and comedian Kevin Hart is recovering from a back injury after he was involved in a car crash early Sunday morning.

California Highway Patrol said in a statement that the Actor was responding to treatment in hospital.

The driver of Hart’s vehicle was identified as Jared Black, who lost control of Hart’s 1970 Plymouth Barracuda while turning onto Mulholland Highway in Los Angeles County.

Black also suffered a major back injury, according to the report.

Hart, 40, was transported to Northridge Hospital. A third passenger, Rebecca Broxterman, didn’t require hospitalization.

Mulholland Highway is a two-lane road stretching from the famed Mulholland Drive all the way to the coast.

Hart is a well-known stand-up comedian and has appeared in scores of films over the last decade and a half.