An Oscar-nominated screenwriter was in critical but stable condition after being hit in the head by a subway train in Manhattan this weekend.
Will Rokos, who wrote the script for “Monster’s Ball,” was clipped in the head while leaning over the subway platform at the 14th Street station by a No. 2 train Saturday. He was trying to peek down the tunnel to see if the train was approaching.
The train was speeding into the station, and hit Rokos. He was sent crashing into the station platform, where bystanders found him.
According to press reports Rokos, 57, was semi-conscious and awake when police arrive at the scene. He was then transported to Bellevue Hospital.
Rokos was nominated for an Academy Award in 2002 for “Monster’s Ball,” the film that netted an Oscar for actress Hallie Berry. She became the first black actess to win an Oscar in the Best Actress category.
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