Morgan Freeman Settles Car-Wreck Lawsuit

For undisclosed terms, actor puts behind him accident that seriously injured him and a passenger.

Last Updated: November 5, 2009 @ 4:38 PM

 Morgan Freeman has settled a lawsuit related to a 2008 car accident that seriously injured him and a passenger, according to court records posted Thursday. Terms of the settlement were not released.

Demaris Meyer filed a federal lawsuit against the Academy Award-winning actor in February, claiming Freeman had been drinking the night of the accident last summer and was negligent when the car ran off the side of a rural highway near his Mississippi Delta home.

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