Jennifer Gray Reveals Rare Details of ‘Scary’ and Fatal Car Accident with Matthew Broderick


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Jennifer Gray lets the world know her truth and within that truth, all the details that fans have been questioning for years. From romance to film roles, Gray says it all in his new memoirs From the corner – including what happened on the night of 5 August 1987. On 5 August 1987 she and Ferris Bueller Co-star Matthew Broderick suffered a deadly car accident in Ireland in which two people, including a mother and daughter, were killed immediately. Their names were Margaret Doherty and Anna Gallagher. Broderick was convicted of reckless driving, and the incident left Gray with the survivor’s guilt, leading to a career break.

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In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Gray recalled the incident, saying: “The car accident in Ireland was, I would say, the three biggest traumas of my life, perhaps the first. It is very difficult to describe when you have an experience of imminent death and when you are present due to the death of other people. Being alone on a country road in the middle of nowhere with no one else around or conscious was quite terrifying … It has led to so many other things in my life. ”

The Dirty Dancing the star added, “I thought [Broderick] was dead. I didn’t even know there were two other women who were tragically killed at the time. It’s just something you just don’t come back from in the same way. “

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“I didn’t have any information that people think I did because they wanted an answer, and there was no answer because it was an accident,” Gray continued. “AND [Broderick] he was a great driver and no one drank. It was just an accident. And it was tragic, and I’m constantly thinking about family in Ireland. “

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