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Will Ferrell hospitalised after vehicle crash

Will Ferrell hospitalised after vehicle crash

The Anchorman actor was on his way back from a amusing or Die event, the comedy sketch website he founded with Adam McKay and Chris Henchy, where he appeared as his Ron Burgandy character.

All three of the passengers were taken to the hospital.

Captain Larry Kurtz of the Orange County Fire Authority told the Press Association: "It happened at 10.55 last night on the northbound 5 freeway at Alicia Parkway".

The actor was seen taking into the ambulance on a stretcher but was also on the phone TMZ reported. TMZ reports the SUV was sideswiped by another vehicle from the right rear.

A representative for Ferrell has since confirmed that he has been released from hospital, did not suffer any serious injury and is "doing well". Ferrell was in the vehicle with three other passengers, and the auto was driven a by a chauffeur.

A witness told TMZ a woman who was in the SUV was seriously injured.

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Four people were in Ferrell's vehicle; they all suffered injuries, none that were life-threatening.

Ferrell and two others went to the hospital after the crash.

Ferrell's SUV then struck the center divider median and subsequently overturned.

He had been displaying at an event in character as Anchorman's Ron Burgundy sooner than the crash, in response to photographs posted on social media by attendees.

It was unclear what caused the crash. "Very scary but very thankful everyone is ok", he wrote.

Fans on Twitter wished Ferrell a speedy recovery.


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