Comedian Kevin Hart suffers 'major back injuries' in LA car crash

Kevin Hart. Picture: PA
Kevin Hart. Picture: PA
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American actor and comedian Kevin Hart has been injured in a car crash in California.

A California Highway Patrol collision report says Hart, 40, was a passenger in a 1970 Plymouth Barracuda that went off Mulholland Highway and rolled down an embankment in the hills above Malibu on Sunday.

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The report says Hart and the driver, 28-year-old Jared Black, both suffered "major back injuries" and were taken to hospitals.

Another passenger, 31-year-old Rebecca Broxterman, only complained of pain.

The CHP report says the car immediately went out of control as it turned from a canyon road on to the highway.

The report says the driver was not under the influence of alcohol.

A representative for Hart did not immediately reply to messages, the Associated Press reported.