Popular Stuntman Out Of Comma Days After On-Set Injury
Top stuntman who was seriously injured on the set of U.S. TV show “MacGyver” has come out of a medically induced coma.
Justin Sundquist suffered a blow to the head while shooting the series in Atlanta, Georgia last week (begins August 20).
He was taken to a nearby hospital and placed in a medically-induced coma, but now he’s on the way to recovery and has been removed from intensive care.
Reports suggest he fell from the back of a tractor trailer on the set of the drama series.
“He’s not out of the woods yet,” veteran stuntman Spiro Razatos tells Deadline, “but he’s out of ICU and knows what’s going on. He’s responding and communicating with his friends and family. He has a long road ahead of him, but he’s on a better road now. We’re all praying for the positivity to continue.”
The accident on set is being investigated by officials at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
This was Sundquist’s second major accident in two years – he was seriously injured on the set of “Hawaii Five-0” in 2016.