Kevin Hart ‘doing very well’ according to The Rock

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Kevin Hart has been discharged from the hospital and being treated at a rehab facility following his September 1 vehicle accident in Los Angeles, a source tells People magazine.

According to TMZ, Hart will stay for at least a week at the rehabilitation facility, where he is receiving "intense" physical therapy. Despite the near-death experience, Kevin is said to be in good spirits and has apparently adopted a positive attitude of "I'm lucky to be alive", according to TMZ.

The driver, 28-year-old Jared Black, also suffered back injuries and was hospitalized following the crash, while fellow passenger, 31-year-old personal trainer Rebecca Broxterman, only complained of pain.

On Monday, The Rock filled in for Hart who had been scheduled to be the first celebrity guest on Kelly Clarkson's new daytime chat show on NBC. "Thank God. I am glad, he is fine and he is awake", Parrish said.

"Anything is good, I spoke with Kevin, I actually refer to him as my son", Johnson joked throughout the job interview. These things happen in life and thankfully he was strapped in nicely to his auto seat.

"He's bummed he couldn't be here as you know, but I love the guy, he's one of my best friends", Johnson said. "I wish him the best and a speedy recovery and I'm gonna see him soon". While Black was also injured because of the accident, Hart underwent back surgery, where they fused three areas around his spine.

A spokesperson for his manufacturing company beforehand informed E! News in a statement that Hart is "expected to have a full recovery very soon".

Yahoo Entertainment reached out to a publicist for Hart, but did not immediately receive a response. A representative for the California Highway Patrol told ET on Tuesday that they are doing a thorough mechanical inspection of Hart's Plymouth Barracuda and writing up the report will take about two weeks.

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