ALISO VIEJO (CBSLA) – Actor Will Ferrell was hurt in two-car crash on the northbound Santa Ana (5) Freeway in the Aliso Viejo area of Orange County, according to reports.
The crash occurred just before 11 p.m. Thursday south of Alicia Parkway, a California Highway Patrol spokesperson said.
Ferrell, 50, was one of three passengers in the chauffeur-driven SUV, according to TMZ, which cited eyewitnesses who said
the SUV was side-swiped by the other vehicle.
The “Anchorman” anchor and two other victims were hurt with unspecified but minor injuries, while a fourth passenger was transported in critical condition to a local trauma center.
Ferrell was reportedly on his way back from a “Funny or Die” event in the San Diego area, where he appeared as his trademark character, Ron Burgundy.
The California Highway Patrol was investigating the crash.