"I'm OK": 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan on the mend after accident that killed his friend

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15 July 2014

Tracy Morgan has insisted he is "OK" and feeling "strong" after returning home following weeks of treatment after a car accident last month.

Tracy Morgan is feeling "strong" after his recent accident.

The 45-year-old actor, who sustained serious injuries, including a broken femur, broken nose and broken ribs, when a Walmart truck crashed into the vehicle he was travelling in on the New Jersey Turnpike last month, was seen looking noticeably thinner and used a frame to help him walk as he left his home in Cresskill, New Jersey on Monday, but insisted he is on the mend. He flashed a piece sign to waiting reporters and said as he walked to his car: "I'm OK. I feel strong. Love you. Thank you very much. I appreciate it." The 30 Rock star's spokesperson confirmed at the weekend that the actor would undergo an "aggressive outpatient programme" after being released from a rehabilitation facility where he had been treated following the accident.

'I'm OK. I feel strong. Love you. Thank you very much. I appreciate it.’

The crash, which occurred on June 7, killed Tracy's comedy writer friend James McNair, who was travelling home from a gig with him and a group of friends.

Lawyers for the actor, his assistant Jeffrey Millea, his wife Krista Millea and comedian Ardie Fuqua filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart last week accusing the retail giant of negligence because its truck driver Kevin Roper had allegedly been "awake for more than 24 consecutive hours" when he caused the six-car pile up.

Tracy spent 10 days in a critical condition before being transferred to the rehab facility on June 20, but a source previously said he still "has a long way to go" before he fully recovers.

He is seeking compensatory and statutory damages, punitive damages, legal fees, as well as pre- and post-judgment interest at a trial by jury.

-Bang Showbiz

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