Days of Our Lives actor Freddie Smith lost control of his car on Tuesday, Oct. 7, and his girlfriend Alyssa Tabit was seriously injured, the Associated Press reports.
According to the site, the couple were driving in the early hours in Kingsville Township, Ohio, when authorities say Smith "failed to safely negotiate a left curve and lost control. It crossed the centerline, traveled off the left side of the road and struck a culvert."
The car then reportedly flipped over and Tabit was left trapped inside. Smith, 26, who sustained minor injuries, was taken to Conneaut Medical Center, and Tabit was flown by medical helicopter to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Youngstown.
Days of Our Lives costar Molly Burnett took to her Facebook following the accident and shared with fans: "Just got off the phone with Freddie. He and Alyssa are OKAY. They were in a serious car accident last night, but were able to receive medical help IMMEDIATELY. Freddie was released from the hospital, and Alyssa will be in surgery for a few more hours. She was cognitive pre-surgery, and all of her tests were perfect. Both Freddie and Alyssa's families are heading there now, and they are in the best hands.I will keep you guys updated. Send over as many prayers and well-wishes as you can."
According to the police report obtained by the Associated Press, “speed and alcohol are suspected to be factors in the crash."
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