9 Stars Who Narrowly Escaped Death
7. George Lucas
When he was in high school, George Lucas almost died after a severe car accident. The successful filmmaker was driving home from school when a car slammed into the side of his vehicle, causing it to flip several times. Lucas was left with several broken ribs and two collapsed lungs. “Maybe there is a reason I survived this accident that nobody should have survived. I was hit broadside by a car that was going about 90 miles per hour. I should have been dead,” Lucas said.
6. Tracy Morgan
The 30 Rock star was left in critical condition in 2014 after he was involved in a multi-vehicle accident on the New Jersey Turnpike. One person who was riding in his limo bus, James McNair, died in the crash while Morgan was in a coma for eight days and suffered broken ribs, a broken nose, a broken leg and a severe brain injury, and it took daily speech, cognitive, occupational and physical therapies for him to finally overcome his brain injury and learn to walk again. Shortly after the accident, he sued Walmart, who employed the truck driver responsible for the crash, for negligence and received an undisclosed amount.