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Will Ferrell hospitalized after SUV flipped in crash

Will Ferrell hospitalized after SUV flipped in crash

Actor/comedian Will Ferrell was released early Friday morning from a California hospital following an overnight hospitalization resulting from a rollover auto accident Thursday night, according to reports.

Actor Will Ferrell was released from a hospital Friday morning after he was in a auto accident the night before in Southern California, his spokesperson told TMZ.

According to TMZ, witnesses said Ferrell's SUV was side-swiped by another vehicle.

The Hollywoods star was travelling down the an LA freeway in a chauffeur-driven SUV, where the vehicle was side-swiped before it flipped over.

On Thursday night, Ferrell appeared at a amusing or Die event in San Diego called Glam Up the Midterms.

The 50-year-old Anchorman star was taken to hospital by ambulance after his vehicle was hit by a sleepy driver on an Orange County freeway on Thursday evening local time.

TMZ reports the crash happened on Interstate 5 in Orange County, California around 11 p.m. local time Thursday. Ferrell's SUV then struck the center divider median and subsequently overturned.

An investigation is continuing, but alcohol and drugs were not determined to be a factor, CHP public information officer Rafael Reynoso told NBC News. TMZ also said a woman involved in the crash appeared more seriously injured and was bleeding. Ferrell and Eichner talked about the upcoming primary in CA-49, and the actor appeared as Ron Burgundy from Anchorman. The woman, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was listed in stable condition after being critically hurt.

Ferrell was reportedly returning from a amusing or Die event that he did with comedian Billy Eichner in Oceanside, California.