(AP) A spokesman for Tracy Morgan says that he remains in critical condition after undergoing surgery on a broken leg and will remain in a New Jersey hospital for "several weeks."
Lewis Kay says that Morgan was more responsive Sunday after sustaining a broken leg, broken femur, broken nose and several broken ribs in a deadly chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike Saturday morning that left a friend dead and two others critically injured.
Kay says Morgan's family is "tremendously overwhelmed and appreciative of the outpouring of love and support from his fans."
Two others, 36-year-old Jeffrey Millea, of Shelton, Connecticut, and 43-year-old comedian Ardie Fuqua Jr., of Jersey City, remain in critical condition. Comedian James "Jimmy Mack" McNair was killed in the crash.
A truck driver has been charged.
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Two other men also remained in critical condition a day after the wreck near
Roper, 35, was released on $50,000 bail Saturday night, Wal-Mart spokesman David Tovar said Sunday. Roper, of
Morgan, who previously starred in
Wal-Mart President Bill Simon issued a statement saying the company was "profoundly sorry that one of our trucks was involved." He said Wal-Mart would take full responsibility if it was determined that its truck caused the crash.
"Although the investigation is still pending, we concur with the preliminary reports that the accident was caused by another vehicle traveling behind the Atlantic limo bus," the