The man behind the wheel of comedian Kevin Hart rashly drove off and caused the September 1 accident that severely injured Hart, the authorities said in a report released Thursday.
Jared Black drove Harts 1970s Plymouth Barracuda in Los Angeles as he accelerated into a bend on the Mulholland Highway and lost control of the car, according to the California Highway Patrol report.
The car then slid down an embankment and bounced off a tree, according to the report] Both Hart and Black's fiancée, Rebecca Broxterman, drove in the car as passengers, police said. Hart and Black both suffered severe back injuries while Broxterm suffered minor injuries.
Hart issued a statement on Thursday by his lawyer praising Broxterman and Black.
Recovery, "he said.
Hart is still recovering from the crash and is doing physiotherapy at home, his lawyer said.
With Post Wires