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Celebrities Who Have Been In Terrible Car Accidents

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Several famous actors and musicians have been involved in horrible car crashes. Some of these celebrity car wrecks resulted in the deaths of multiple people, while other celebrities walked away from their car accidents without a scratch.

Who is the most famous person who has been in a terrible car accident? Everyone from Halle Berry to Dennis Rodman has had an incident while driving. In 2000, Berry was fined for leaving the scene of an accident that took place in West Hollywood at 2 am. She allegedly ran a red light and plowed into another vehicle, but the actress doesn't recall the incident due to a head injury. In 1982, Grace Kelly died after she missed a turn and her car flipped over a steep slope. Her daughter, Stephanie, was also in the accident, but recovered from her injuries.


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    Tiger Woods was hospitalized after a car accident at 7:12 am in his SUV in Rolling Hills Estates in Los Angeles on February 23, 2021. 

    The LA County Sheriff's Department reported Woods was rushed to a local hospital in serious condition. His agent Mark Steinberg told Golf Digest Woods had suffered "multiple leg injuries."

    "He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support," Steinberg said. 

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      Actor Kevin Hart was involved in a car accident with two others in Calabasas, California, in September 2019. 

      Hart and the driver, Jared Black, both suffered "major back injuries" and were taken to a nearby hospital. Black had been driving Hart's 1970 Plymouth Barracuda when he lost control and the car went off the road and down an embankment. 

      Hart underwent successful back surgery. Although he took time to recover, Hart has been making a strong career comeback

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      • David Spade suffered minor injuries and his SUV was totaled after getting into a car accident in Los Angeles in January 2016. According to news reports, Spade's car was hit by another vehicle as he was trying to turn left. 

        Thankfully, Spade only suffered minor injuries.

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          In 2016, TMZ reported that reality star Kris Jenner may have broken her wrist when her white Rolls-Royce collided with a Prius near her home in Los Angeles, California.

          The force of the impact deployed her airbag and crushed the front of her car.

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