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'NCIS: Los Angeles' Actress Linda Hunt Hurt In Hollywood Crash

HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – Oscar-winning actress Linda Hunt, one of the stars of "NCIS: Los Angeles," was injured in a wreck in Hollywood Monday.

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FILE -- Actress Linda Hunt attends the PaleyFest 2015 fall TV preview of "NCIS: Los Angeles" at The Paley Center for Media on Sept. 11, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)

Hunt, 73, was driving a black BMW SUV which collided with a car and another SUV while the actress she was making a left turn, according to TMZ.

Photos from the scene showed Hunt sitting on a chair speaking with paramedics before she was taken to a hospital, TMZ reports. In a statement provided to CBS2, Hunt said her injuries were not serious.

"Yesterday I was involved in a minor traffic accident and taken to the hospital. I'm pleased to report I'm recovering well and have no serious injuries.  Thank you for all the well wishes!  I'm looking forward to starting production on NCIS: Los Angeles later this summer."

The other drivers also suffered minor injuries. The exact circumstances of the crash were not immediately known.

Hunt, who is from Morristown, New Jersey, has appeared in more than 200 "NCIS" episodes since the series began in 2009.

Hunt won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in 1983 for her performance as Billy Kwan in "The Year of Living Dangerously." She was the first person to win an Oscar for a role playing the opposite sex.

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