Weeks Of Recovery Ahead For Tracy Morgan - My9 New Jersey

Weeks Of Recovery Ahead For Tracy Morgan

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New Brunswick, New Jersey (My9NJ) - Tracy Morgan will remain in recovery for the next few weeks after being involved in a deadly accident on the New Jersey Turnpike over the weekend. The 911 tapes of the crash have been released where one driver is heard saying: “I’d like to report a flipped-over car on the New Jersey Turnpike at the Exit 8A sign. I’m right where the service road crosses over. I’m not a part of the accident but the accident is right in front of me.”

Morgan’s publicists has been updating fans on his condition and he said that it was an encouraging sign that Morgan has been much more responsive after undergoing surgery on his leg on Sunday.

In regards to the driver of the vehicle that slammed into the car that Morgan and other passengers were in, Kevin Roper, Walmart has released a statement saying: “With regards to news reports that suggest Mr. Roper was working for 24 hours, it is our belief that Mr. Roper was operating within the federal hours of service regulations.”

Social Media has been blowing up ever since word broke of Morgan’s condition. Celebrities and friends alike have taken to Twitter to offer the comedian their well wishes and a fast recovery. Among those who have expressed their concerns are: Joan Rivers, Diddy, and Jimmy Fallon who used the platform of his talk-show to wish Morgan well.

Radio personality Judi Franco of the Dennis and Judi Show on NJ 101.5 FM chimed in to talk about the latest developments in the crash and how New Jersey roads are often the cause of frustration and even injury.

“The New Jersey Turnpike when it was first built was considered a marvel of modern engineering, the best road in the world; we were the apple of everybody’s eye with that road. I think there’s a big problem about, first of all we’re a stressful state, and everyone’s stressed out, and of course we’re the most densely populated state in the country so in terms of what we can do about it, we all just need to be aware that we’re all out there at the same time and it’s scary,” she said.

She went on to discuss how the reaction time in the Garden State needs to be a little better in emergencies like this. She said that many of her listeners in the morning call to complain about drivers riding in the left lane and how that is the cause of many accidents because that lane is supposed to be used for passing only.


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