Joe Pantoliano Suffers Severe Head Injury After Being Hit By Car In Horrific Accident – “The Sopranos” Alum Joe Pantoliano was rushed to a Connecticut hospital Friday after being struck by a car while out on a walk.
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The 68-year-old film and TV actor Joe Pantoliano got 10 stitches from the “bloody” head gash he suffered after he was thrown a few feet backward by the car into a wooden fence.
The Sopranos star was joined on the walk by his wife Nancy, and daughters Isabella and Daniella – along with her boyfriend Dan and their two dogs, in their neighborhood on Friday.
As they were strolling, a Porsche SUV which skidded out of control across the street and struck him.
After being struck by the car, Joe Pantoliano was sent flying backward a couple of feet into an old wooden fence.
The actor’s distressed family quickly called an ambulance when the incident took place in Connecticut.
Pantoliano suffered a gash to his head and injuries to his left leg and shoulder.
The actor was then rushed to hospital where he was given a CT scan.
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The actor’s wife, former model Nancy Sheppard explained she thinks her husband will make a full recovery following the horrific accident, but he is still in “a lot of pain” from his concussion, bruised rib and shoulder injury.
Despite the injuries, Joe Pantoliano appeared to be in good spirits in an Instagram photo after returning home from hospital, flashing a thumbs up and a smile while showing off a gruesome gash on the top of his head and Joe posed in a red t-shirt and blue coat.
“Thank you for all the well wishes and positive vibes,” sharing the snaps, Joe Pantoliano captioned on Instagram. “Keep them coming! We’ll reading them to him to help him get better!”
The Memento star took to Instagram with a video of a beautiful rainbow over a green lawn while enjoying a walk on the road, “one minute” before he was hit.
“Look at that rainbow! How do you like that beauty? And all my little rainbows ahead of me,” Joe Pantoliano exclaimed in the clip, before showing his family walking ahead of him.