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Billy Bob Thornton escapes serious injury in car collision

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Karen Butler
Billy Bob Thornton and his wife Connie Angland attend the premiere of the motion picture dramatic comedy Our Brand Is Crisis in Los Angeles on Oct. 26, 2015. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
 The actor escaped serious injury in a car crash.
Billy Bob Thornton and his wife Connie Angland attend the premiere of the motion picture dramatic comedy "Our Brand Is Crisis" in Los Angeles on Oct. 26, 2015. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI The actor escaped serious injury in a car crash. | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Our Brand is Crisis co-star Billy Bob Thornton has escaped serious injury in a Los Angeles car crash.

TMZ reported he complained of head pain after the collision and was taken via ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he was checked out.

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Doctors determined the 60-year-old actor was not seriously injured and he returned to a movie set a few hours later.

The collision reportedly happened Friday morning, while Thornton was a passenger in a car that collided with another vehicle in West Hollywood. The celebrity news website did not say if anyone else was hurt in the incident or if either driver was cited for any wrongdoing.

Thornton's films include Sling Blade, Primary Colors, Monster's Ball and Bad Santa. He also starred in Season 1 of the TV series Fargo.

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