Tracy Morgan underwent surgery Sunday to fix a broken leg he suffered in that fatal traffic accident over the weekend.
In a statement, his rep said, "While Tracy remains in critical condition, he has been more responsive today, which is an incredibly encouraging sign."
The comedian sustained a number of injuries -- including a broken leg, a broken femur, a broken nose and several broken ribs. He's expected to stay in the hospital for several weeks. He's currently in the intensive care unit at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Tracy's friend, comedian and friend James "Jimmy Mack" McNair, died in the accident. His two other passengers were injured.
James "Jimmy Mack" McNair, the comedian who was killed in the weekend crash in New Jersey that left Tracy Morgan and two others in critical condition, will be laid to rest on Thursday.
The 63-year-old comic, who was a close friend and mentor to Morgan, died when their limo bus was was struck by a tractor trailer on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His funeral will be held in his hometown of Peekskill, New York. Morgan, meanwhile, remains in the hospital with several injuries, including broken ribs, a broken nose, a broken leg and a broken femur. (The Journal News)