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Morgan Freeman appears to be on his way back to his sonorous old self again.
According to the actor’s rep, the Oscar winner suffered several broken bones Sunday in a single-car crash in Mississippi that authorities described as a “typical accident”—albeit one which necessitated the jaws of life and required Freeman and his passenger be airlifted to a nearby hospital.
But things are looking up.
“Morgan has a broken arm, elbow and has minor shoulder damage but was in good spirits when I spoke with him a short time ago at the Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center at the Med, a Level 1 Trauma Center at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis,” publicist Donna Lee said in a statement released this afternoon.
“He is having a little bit of surgery this afternoon or tomorrow to help correct the damage. He says he’ll be OK and is looking forward to a full recovery.”
(Collective sigh of relief.)