Kevin Hart has been involved in major car crash in California, the California Highway Patrol has confirmed. According to reports by TMZ, the 40-year-old actor and comedian was riding on the passenger's side of his car which was being driven by Jared S. Black. Both are reported to have suffered from ‘major back injuries’ and transported to the nearest hospital for treatment while another passenger Rebecca Broxterman, suffered 'only complaint of pain'.
According to a press release from the CHP, Black was driving Hart’s a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda when he lost control and crashed at around 12.45am on Sunday in West Valley when Black turned from Cold Canyon Road onto Mulholland Highway.
"Black immediately lost control of the vehicle and the Plymouth left the road and rolled over down the northern embankment’’ the release said.
Police officers have determined that the Driver, Black was 'determined not to be under the influence of alcohol'.
The press release explained: "Two of the three occupants were trapped in the vehicle. The remaining occupant and owner of the vehicle, Kevin Hart, left the scene to his nearby residence to get medical attention.
"The driver was located in the driver's seat of the vehicle and determined not to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision.
"Hart and Black sustained major back injuries as a result of this collision and were transported and treated at nearby hospitals (Northridge - Hart, UCLA Westwood - Black)."
Hart is known for his love of cars, and regularly posts on social media about them.
Hart had bought the Plymouth back in July as a 40th birthday gift to himself which he also posted to his Instagram handle.