Maze Runner Star Dylan O'Brien Injured on Set, Taken to Local Hospital

Teen Wolf star was taken to a local hospital for treatment

By Francesca Bacardi Mar 19, 2016 9:45 PMTags
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UPDATE: The Maze Runner director Wes Ball has updated fans on Dylan O'Brien's condition.  "Well, it's been a whirlwind of emotions these past few days. I've been overwhelmed with feelings of anger and sadness and guilt," he wrote on Twitter Saturday afternoon. "But ultimately I find myself left with just a deep love and respect for Dylan. He is one tough cookie."

Wes continued, "I'm sorry for the grief this accident has caused his friends and family as well as my wonderful cast and crew. It's scary seeing your friend get hurt, but fortunately, Dylan is going to be just fine. After a few weeks of rest and recovery he will be back up and running to finish our adventure together. All the best."


  Runner franchise, was injured on set, E! News confirms.

The actor, who also appears on Teen Wolf, was in an accident. "He was in an accident and is being treated in a local hospital," a rep for the star tells E! News. O'Brien, 24, was filming a scene for the forthcoming installment of his post-apocalyptic movies.

"Dylan O'Brien was injured yesterday while filming Maze Runner: The Death Cure in Vancouver, Canada," a spokesperson for 20th Century Fox also tells us. "He was immediately transferred to a local hospital for observation and treatment. Production on the film will be shut down while he recovers. Our thoughts go out to Dylan for a full and speedy recovery."

Despite the ominous statement, Maze Runner author James Dashner calmed everyone's emotions by promising the injury was nothing life-threatening.

"I just want to let everyone know that yes, Dylan was hurt, but that he's going to be okay. Not life threatening in any way," he tweeted. "Production is postponed but certainly not cancelled. All that matters now is that Dylan recovers. We love you, Dylan!!!"

According to Deadline, O'Brien reportedly fell off a piece of the set and fractured either his cheekbone or orbital socket.

We wish him a fast recovery!

Originally published  Friday Mar 18, 2016 at 11:50 a.m. PST