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ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 11: Kevin Hart speaks during during the "Night School" Atlanta University Center press junket at Morehouse College on September 11, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Universal Pictures)

UPDATE 9/1/2019 7:40 PM EDT: Kevin Hart has suffered “major back injuries” today (September 1) after being involved in a car accident.

CNN reports that per a report obtained from the California Highway Patrol, Hart was the passenger in his 1970 Plymouth Barracuda being driven by Jared Black, who lost control of the vehicle. The extent of Hart’s back injuries has not been released.

A rep for Hart has yet to comment.

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Gossip website TMZ is reporting that Kevin Hart was involved in a car accident early this morning (September 1). The site reports that one of Hart’s cars “ended up in a ditch in the Malibu Hills after veering off the road, leaving the comedian and two other people trapped in the vehicle.”

They report that the accident occurred just before 1 AM Sunday on Mulholland Highway.  The site claims that “Cops have confirmed the vehicle belongs to Kevin, but they tell us he was not driving at the time of the accident. There were 2 other people were in the car, including the driver — and cops say Kevin and the driver both suffered ‘major back injuries.’ The third person is a woman who did not require hospital treatment. Police say the driver had not been drinking.”