‘Gone Girl’ Actor Lisa Banes in Critical Condition After Hit-and-Run Scooter Accident


Actor Lisa Banes, identified for her work in “Cocktail” and “Gone Girl,” is in vital situation after being concerned in a hit-and-run scooter accident in New York City, Variety has confirmed.

According to the NYPD, police responded to a 911 name round 6:30 p.m. on Friday reporting a motorcar collision involving a pedestrian on the intersection of West 64 St. and Amsterdam Ave near Lincoln Center.

“Upon arrival, officers observed a 65-year-old female pedestrian lying on the roadway with severe head trauma. EMS responded to the location and transported the aided female to Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s Hospital, where she remains in critical condition,” the NYPD mentioned in a press release to Variety.

The incident was then additional investigated by the NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad, who decided that Banes was making an attempt to cross Amsterdam Ave. when a motorized scooter struck her into the roadway after which fled the situation. NYPD mentioned that no arrests have been made right now, and the investigation is ongoing.

According to a consultant for Banes, the motive force of the scooter ran a crimson gentle when hitting her, indicating that Banes had the correct of means when crossing the road. The consultant confirmed that Banes is in vital situation, however was unable to supply any specifics relating to the scope of her accidents.

Banes has appeared throughout movie, tv and theater. In 1981, she received a Theatre World Award for her efficiency as Alison Porter in “Don’t Look Back in Anger,” and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for finest featured actress in a play for her work in “Isn’t It Romantic?” in 1984. Banes has additionally held recurring roles on “The King of Queens,” “Six Feet Under,” “Nashville” and “Royal Pains.” She starred as Bonnie in 1988’s “Cocktail” and performed the mom of Rosamund Pike’s Amy Elliott in 2014’s “Gone Girl.”

Anyone with details about the incident is inspired to name NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.

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