"MacGyver" stunt man injured in on-set fall is out of coma
A Hollywood stunt man injured in a fall is out of the medically induced coma he was put into last Monday, but family friends are reportedly saying he's "not out of the woods yet." Justin Sundquist suffered a serious head injury when he fell from a moving vehicle while filming the CSB show, “MacGyver” in Atlanta.
News sources say Sundquist remains hospitalized but is out of ICU and is able to communicate with visitors.
Sundquist’s credits include "Captain America: Civil War" and "The Fate of the Furious." He reportedly sued CBS last year after being injured on the set of Hawaii Five-0, citing negligence on the part of the company That case was eventually settled.
CBS Television Studios issued a statement in which it said; "The production team is cooperating with the authorities investigating the accident, and our primary concern at this time is Justin's health and well-being."
Stuntman John Bernecker died last year in a fall to a cement floor while working on the TV series, “The Walking Dead.”
Note: This story was updated on 8/29/18.