Carrie Bernans: 'Black Panther' stuntwoman hit by car

The actress and stuntwoman Carrie Bernans, who starred in the hit film “Black Panther” (2018) and the musical film “The Color Purple” (2023), was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident in New York on New Year's Eve been.

Carrie Bernans: 'Black Panther' stuntwoman hit by car

The actress and stuntwoman Carrie Bernans, who starred in the hit film “Black Panther” (2018) and the musical film “The Color Purple” (2023), was seriously injured in a hit-and-run accident in New York on New Year's Eve been. This is reported by the industry portal “Deadline”.

According to her press secretary, she and eight other people were hit by a driver who crashed into the outdoor area of ​​a Peruvian restaurant in the middle of Manhattan at half past two in the morning on Monday. The man then allegedly drove backwards and rammed another car in his alleged hit-and-run before the police arrived.

Her daughter is in a lot of pain, but healing, Bernans' mother Patricia Lee gave an update on the actress' condition on Instagram after the "traumatic incident." "She has a few broken bones, fractures and knocked out teeth, but thank God she is alive," it continued.

According to the report, nine people, including three police officers, were injured when the man tried to escape in a hit-and-run. "The police caught him shortly thereafter and arrested him," Bernans' mother wrote. Despite the unfortunate circumstances, her daughter is very grateful: "In the midst of the chaos of this New Year's Eve incident, she feels great gratitude for life itself."

According to Deadline, Bernans recently became the mother of a son. Fortunately, her baby was in the hotel with her family at the time of the accident. The actress' condition is stable and she is currently undergoing surgery.

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