The Latest: Will Ferrell Brutal Car Accident Secrets Are Revealed

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Apr. 13 2018, Published 9:36 p.m. ET

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Will Ferrell's rep has revealed more information about the shocking car accident the comedian was involved in on Thursday night.

His agency, United Talent, has released a statement to to let Ferrell's worried fans know what happened in the epic freeway flip.

The SUV in which Ferrell was a passenger crashed and the comedian was put in an ambulance on a stretcher, as seen in RadarOnline's video.

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Now the secrets of the wreck have been revealed, as his UTA statement reads, "While traveling back to Los Angeles after hosting a voter registration event in San Diego, a car carrying Will Ferrell and three of his colleagues was struck on the freeway by another vehicle.

"Will and his colleague, Andrew Steele, were unhurt and have been released from an Orange County hospital. Will’s longtime driver, Mark Thompson, and his other colleague Carolina Barlow, remain hospitalized in stable condition.

"Will is staying close by as his friends are being treated, and has expressed his deep gratitude to the first responders who were immediately at the scene and to the hospital team that took such great care of them. He’s also grateful for all the well wishes he and his friends are receiving," the statement concluded.

Video taken after the scary SUV accident obtained by showed that the comedian is lucky he wasn't badly hurt or killed.

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The police report obtained by Radar from Department of California Highway Patrol stated that Ferrell was the passenger of a 2017 Lincoln Navigator that was involved in the two-car collision at 10:50pm on an Orange County, Calif. freeway on April 12.

“2007 Toyota was traveling on I-5, north of La Paz road, in the #2 lane,” the collision report read. “Ferrell’s vehicle was traveling next to the 2007 Toyota in the HOV-lane.”

For an “unknown reason,” the 2007 Toyota “veered into the HOV lane” and “struck the right rear of” the car Ferrell was in.

“The 2017 Lincoln lost control,  hit the center divider and overturned,” the report explained.

“All occupants in the Lincoln navigator (4 including driver) were taken to nearby hospitals,” the Public Information Officer told Radar of the crash.

“One of the passengers, a 27-year-old woman, was taken to the hospital with major injuries,” the PIO noted.

The police report explained how the woman was not wearing her seatbelt.

The PIO added, “Alcohol and drugs were not a factor. No citations were given and no arrests were made.”

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