UPDATE: Will Ferrell's representatives at UTA shared the following statement on Friday afternoon after the news of his car accident and hospitalization:
"While traveling back to Los Angeles after organizing a Voter registration event in San Diego, the car carrying Will Ferrell and three of his colleagues was hit on the highway by another vehicle, Will and his colleague, Andrew Steele, were unharmed and discharged from a county hospital of Orange, "the statement said. "Will's driver, Mark Thompson, and his other colleague, Carolina Barlow, remain hospitalized in stable condition, Will stays close while his friends are being treated, and has expressed his deep gratitude to the first responders who were immediately on the scene. and the hospital team that looked after them so well, and he is grateful for all the good wishes he and his friends are receiving. "
PREVIOUS: According to reports, Will Ferrell was taken to a hospital on Thursday night after being involved in a two-car crash on the Southern California highway. Upon his return from a Funny or Die event in San Diego, Ferrell was riding in an SUV driven by a driver with two other passengers. The vehicle was sectioned by another car and overturned. TMZ published images of the scene of a seemingly conscious Ferrell being taken on a stretcher to an ambulance.
On Friday morning, Deadline reported that Ferrell had been discharged from the hospital and was "fine."
Ferrell's representatives could not be contacted immediately for EW to comment.