“MacGyver” stunt coordinator Justin Sundquist has reportedly suffered an damage whereas on the set of the CBS sequence that’s so severe, it required he be put right into a medically induced coma.
In accordance with Deadline, Sundquist sustained a “severe head damage” whereas performing a stunt for the reboot, which is presently filming in Atlanta, on Monday.
In a press release to Fox Information despatched on Wednesday, CBS Tv Studios stated: “We’ve got realized about an damage to stunt coordinator Justin Sundquist that occurred late Monday on the set of ‘MacGyver’ in Atlanta.
“The manufacturing group is cooperating with the authorities investigating the accident, and our main concern right now is Justin’s well being and well-being.”
A supply informed the positioning that the award-winning stunt coordinator “was injured throughout a stunt that concerned transferring from one automobile to a different.”
Sundquist was reportedly aware after the accident, however was put in a medically induced coma as a result of seriousness of his head damage and continues to be within the hospital, Deadline stories.
Final 12 months, Sundquist sued CBS and different events for accidents he claims he suffered on the set of “Hawaii 5-O.”
Within the go well with filed on Could 10, 2017 with the Los Angeles Superior Courtroom of California, Sundquist claimed that he was hit by a fast-paced automobile, leading to probably career-ending accidents.
In accordance with the go well with, obtained by Deadline on the time, there have been a “sequence of reckless, negligent mishaps … [that] prompted or contributed to this accident,” together with “a rushed, hectic set,” “lack of security assembly and clear security directions” and “turning a blind eye to managed substance abuse by key security personnel.”
He sued for negligence, requesting unspecified damages and a trial by a jury.
Sundquist’s damage comes a 12 months after “Strolling Lifeless” stuntman, John Bernecker, died on the set of the AMC sequence, in addition to, the demise of a “Deadpool 2” stunt individual, who died on the movie set, whereas making an attempt to movie a bike scene.