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In the early hours of September 1st, comedian and actor, Kevin Hart, was involved in a major road traffic accident and sustained "serious injuries" as a result.

Hart was accompanied in the vehicle by 2 other people and managed to escape the written-off car, which had been rolled over onto its back, to find help. Though it is a miracle that no one died in the horrific accident, it has been continuously reported that Hart and his friend, Jared Black, both suffered "major back injuries."

Hart underwent major back surgery following the crash, and the actor reportedly has a gruelling road to recovery ahead of him.

However, news has just come in now that Kevin has finally been released from the hospital, nearly 2 weeks after the accident. Keep reading to hear the full story, and to find out the update on Kevin's recovery.

Kevin Hart is one of our country's most beloved actors.

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Though his career in stand-up comedy got off to a rocky start, Kevin has gradually become one of Hollywood's most recognizable stars.

He has starred in a variety of blockbusters.

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And has become globally known and loved for his unique and comedic acting style.

But, 2 weeks ago, devastating news came in about the star.

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In the early hours of September 1st, reports of a major car accident in Malibu started flooding in.

The crash happened in Hart's vintage 1970 Plymouth Barracuda...

Which was bought by Hart as a fortieth birthday present to himself back in July. The day before the accident, Kevin posted a video of himself in his vintage ride, as someone yelled at him for laying down too much rubber on the street as he spun out his tires.

Though on that fateful night, Hart wasn't actually driving his car.

According to reports, the vehicle was been driven by Hart's friend, Jared Black, twenty-eight, in the West Valley.

Hart was in the passenger seat of his vehicle.

While Black's fiance, Rebecca Broxterman, thirty-one and a personal trainer, was sat in the back.

Jared Black lost control of the vehicle.

Jared, who is an actor, producer, and director, turned from the southbound Cold Canyon Road to eastbound Mulholland Highway.

This is when the vehicle skidded off the road.

Hart's car tumbled off the Mulholland Highway and subsequently plummeted 10 feet deep into a gully off the windy road on the Los Angeles coast.

Pictures of the scene emerged shortly after the crash...

And they highlighted just how violent the accident really was, as the fence on the side of the road lays in tatters.

But the damage to Hart's car was devastating and quite simply shocking.

When the vehicle smashed into the wooden fence off the highway, the entire roof was crushed, leaving the vintage car in complete ruins. The official police report described the accident on September 1st: “at approximately 0045 hours, A 1970 Plymouth Barracuda driven by Jared Black turned from the southbound Cold Canyon Road to eastbound Mulholland Highway. Black immediately lost control of the vehicle and the Plymouth left the road and rolled over down the northern embankment."

The passengers were left trapped in the smashed-up vehicle.

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And Hart was the first to emerge from the vehicle in the search for medical attention and help. He was then picked up by a member of his security team before being taken to the hospital.

However, Jared Black was found pinned to his seat.

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And the fire department had to saw off the roof to get him out. He was then reportedly airlifted to UCLA Westwood hospital.

Luckily, his fiance escaped with minor injuries.

Broxterman was freed from the car and “suffered only 1 complaint of pain."

Though Hart and Black haven't been so lucky.

As they have suffered "major" back injuries as a result of the accident, police have reported. The details about these injuries remain unclear, but many are worried as to whether the men will ever fully recover from such an injury.

The influence of drugs or alcohol was immediately ruled out.

California Highway Police confirmed that Black was not under the influence, and had not been drinking prior to the accident.

People from all over the world sent their condolences.

Including actor and good friend of Hart's, Terry Crews, who told his "brother" to get well soon with a heart and prayer emoji.

And his huge fan base took to Twitter to send him their well-wishes.

People have noted that Hart's accident should serve as a reminder that we should "treat people better."

His fans prayed for him to make a full recovery.

And people from around the world hailed the star as "an icon, a legend, a friend."

His fate has been uncertain.

But people on Twitter have been hoping and praying that he will make a full recovery.

And the extent of his injuries have been kept tightly under wraps.

Whether Kevin will ever fully recover from this horrific accident has remained unknown.

Until now.

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It has been revealed that Hart underwent major spinal surgery on September 1st, just hours after the crash. He has reportedly fractured his spine in 3 different places.

The surgery attempted to fix the fractures.

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Sources told TMZ that the surgery involved fusing 2 fractures in his upper back and 1 in his lower.

And Kevin was reportedly in a lot of pain.

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Although the surgery was a success, Kevin was going through hell. The source told TMZ that he had to be heavily medicated because the pain was just too intense.

These types of fractures have been known to have life-changing effects.

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Lumbar fractures can often result in at least difficulties walking, and, at worst... partial paralysis of the arms or legs.

However, Kevin's doctors believe that he could still make a full recovery.

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Luckily for Kevin, his doctors reportedly expect him to recover, but it's going to be a long and grueling journey and he faces months of rehabilitation to get himself back onto his feet.

And, now, Kevin has finally been discharged.

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Nearly 2 weeks after the accident, Kevin has reportedly been released from the hospital, a source from TMZ reports. However, he hasn't been able to go straight home, and is instead at a live-in rehab facility doing intense physical therapy to recover from his surgery.

But Kevin is reportedly grateful to be out of the hospital.

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Sources with direct knowledge told TMZ that Kevin is "glad" to get out of the L.A. hospital that he's called home for the past 10 days. He has a positive attitude, saying, "I'm grateful to be alive." He's at rehab right now, and the goal, we're told, is to get him home "as soon as possible," where he can start outpatient care.Get well soon, Kevin!