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Joe Pantoliano, actor in 'The Matrix' and 'Sopranos', hospitalised after being struck by a car


Joe Pantoliano, the acclaimed actor who starred in The Matrix, Sopranos and more, was hospitalised after being struck by a car.

The actor, who suffered a severe head and chest trauma, is suspected to have a concussion but has been allowed home to recover from his injuries.

The 68-year-old actor was rushed to a Connecticut hospital Friday after he was hit by a car while out for a walk with his family.

“He is home now recuperating. He has stitches and is being monitored for a concussion and chest trauma,” Pantoliano’s agent told Variety. “He is resting and thankful for all the inquiries.”

In an accompanying post on social media which displayed the injuries Pantoliano suffered, the caption read: “Joey is home recovering. He has a severe head injury and some chest trauma. He is going to be dark on social media for a couple days while recovering.

“Thank you for all the well wishes and positive vibes. Keep them coming! We’ll be reading them to him to help him get better!”

See the full post, below.