US comedian Tracy Morgan critically injured in car crash

Washington: US comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured in a six-vehicle accident in New Jersey early Saturday morning in which at least one person was killed.

The accident occurred at about 1 a.m. local time (0500 GMT) on the northbound side of the turnpike near Cranbury Township, Xinhua quoted a report as saying Saturday.

The 45-year-old actor was riding in a limousine bus that was hit by a tractor-trailer, the report said.

Morgan joined `Saturday Night Live` in 1996 and was on the sketch-comedy for seven years before he joined "30 Rock", an award-winning sitcom created by his `Saturday Night Live` co-star Tina Fey.

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