Priyanka Chopra Suffers Concussion on 'Quantico' Set

The star of the ABC drama was treated by a doctor Thursday.
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Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra suffered a concussion while filming her ABC series Quantico on Thursday. 

"There was a minor incident on the N.Y. set of Quantico last night," an ABC spokesperson confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter Friday. 

Her rep confirmed she was "immediately taken to the hospital, examined by a doctor and released." Adding, "She is resting comfortably at home on doctors orders, and will return to work after the weekend."

Chopra suffered the concussion while performing a stunt, according to a source. Production for the show remains on schedule, a second source confirmed to THR.

Chopra was notably absent from a Friday press event in New York City with showrunner Joshua Safran and the main ensemble cast, including Johanna Braddy, Blair Underwood, Jake McLaughlin, Russell Tovey and Yasmine Al Massri.

Chopra, who plays former FBI agent and CIA operative-in-training Alex Parrish, performs her own stunts for Quantico and compared her character to Die Hard's John McClane when speaking to THR about the second season, which returns Jan. 23 at 10 p.m.

"I do all of the stunts myself," she said. "The action sequences really, really push me this time. I’m fighting numerous people together and it’s extremely challenging and so much fun to shoot."

On Sunday, Chopra tweeted that she will be "ok" and is "looking forward to getting back to work as soon as I can." Adding to the fans, "Thank you for all of your warm thoughts and well wishes."

Jan. 16, 8 a.m. ET: Updated with Chopra tweet.

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