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Actress Linda Hunt Injured in Traffic Crash in Hollywood

Known for her work on "NCIS: Los Angeles," was shaken up by the crash and taken to the hospital.

Linda Hunt, Henrietta Lange on "NCIS: Los Angeles," was injured in a traffic crash in Hollywood, it was reported Tuesday.

The crash occurred on Monday when the black BMW SUV that Hunt was driving collided with a car and another SUV while the actress she was making a left turn, according to the celebrity news website TMZ.com.

"An eyewitness tells us Hunt struck a sedan and then collided with a Honda SUV," TMZ reported. "Hunt was visibly shaken, and witnesses escorted her to a lawn chair on the sidewalk. We're told paramedics evaluated Linda on the chair and then determined she needed to be taken to the hospital."

Hunt's condition was not immediately known. The other drivers suffered minor injuries, TMZ reported.

The 73-year-old Hunt, who's from Morristown, New Jersey, has appeared in more than 200 "NCIS" episodes as beginning with the series premiere 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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