Actor Kevin Hart is recovering from a back surgery following a car accident in Los Angeles early Sunday local time.
A source told TMZ that the doctors completed the operation the 40-year-old comedian on Sunday night after suffering "severe back injuries" in the accident. A video on the site showed his wife, Eniko Hart, telling reporters that he "will be fine".
It is expected that he will stay in the hospital for a few days while he recovers, the report said.
Hart had been a passenger in his electric blue Plymouth Barracuda of 1970, which he called Threat, when he turned from the Mulholland Highway in Malibu Hills, crashing into a wooden fence and falling into a ravine around night. Sunday. The roof of the car was crushed by the impact of the accident.
His friend Jared Black, 28, had driven the car that Hart had bought for himself as a birthday present in July. Hart and his wife's personal trainer, Rebecca Broxterman, were also in the car.
The doctors said earlier that Hart's injuries did not result in spinal cord problems – and they hoped he would make a full recovery, according to The BlastPrevious report.
A severely injured black man who was stuck in the car after the accident was taken to the UCLA Medical Center, TMZ said.