Gene Hackman Hit By a Car; Airlifted to Hospital

Gene Hackman ESPN - P 2012
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Gene Hackman ESPN - P 2012

The actor has been released after being treated for injuries to his head and body.

Gene Hackman was airlifted to a Florida hospital Friday after being hit by a car while he was riding his bike in the Florida Keys.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 81-year-old actor, suffered injuries to his head and body, reports TMZ.

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Hackman was hit around 3 p.m. EST, and was treated for "bumps and bruises after a woman bumped him from behind in her vehicle," says his rep. 

TMZ reports that he has since been released from the hospital and is "fine."