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Will Ferrell OK after His SUV Flips Over in Freeway Crash

The actor suffered minor injuries when his chauffeur-driven SUV, was side-swiped by another vehicle.


LOS ANGELES (CNS/KNX1070) - Actor Will Ferrell was riding in an SUV that was involved in a two-vehicle crash on the northbound San Diego (5) Freeway in the Mission Viejo area.

The crash occurred about 10:55 p.m. Thursday north of La Paz Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

TMZ senior producer Dennis Broad tells KNX that he was on his way back to L.A. from a 'Funny or Die' event outside San Diego in which he appeared as Ron Burgundy. He described what the video showed of the crash site:

Ferrell, 50, was riding in an SUV that "got flipped over" in the two-vehicle crash, and Ferrell, along with two other people, were taken to a hospital for treatment.

Ferrell was one of three passengers in the chauffeur-driven SUV, which, according to witnesses, was side-swiped by the other vehicle.

Ferrell, the driver and another man riding in the 2017 Lincoln suffered minor injuries, and a woman riding in the Lincoln suffered "major" injuries, according to the CHP but not life-threatening. The driver of the other vehicle, a 2007 Toyota, apparently was not hurt. No arrests were reported.