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Jewish Actress Mayim Bialik Hospitalized After Car Accident

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“Bing Bang Theory” Star Mayim Bialik was injured in a car accident this afternoon in Los Angeles.

The accident reportedly occurred between Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea at around noon when Bialik’s white Volvo was hit at the intersection by another vehicle filled with tourists from Chile.

Emergency responders raced to the scene shortly after the incident. “Tons and tons of blood everywhere” one source told celebrity gossip website TMZ.

Sources also told TMZ that the 36-year-old Emmy-winning actress sustained injuries to her hand and is in danger of losing a finger. “Her finger was almost completely severed … it was just hanging there,” one source reported.

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According to the latest update from Bialik’s Twitter page however, her hand will remain intact. “(husband typing) In pain but will keep all my fingers. If u wanna see pre accident me watch The Soup tonight lol #joelmchale @thesoup” she tweeted.

The actress, who is reportedly being treated at a nearby hospital, also responded to a tweet from Jewish A Capella group The Maccabeats, who asked their followers to pray for her. Bialik expressed her thanks as well as her faith, tweeting; “@Maccabeats made me cry. Rabbi at hospital gave me an art guys helped me learn to have faith. I need it now and have it! Thx!.” Later tonight Bialik’s scheduled appearance on E!’s entertainment show “The Soup” will be aired.

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