Tracy Morgan's condition improves

The comedian continues to show signs of improvement after being injured in an accident,

Tracy Morgan. Picture: AFP.

NEW JERSEY - Comedian Tracy Morgan's health was upgraded to fair condition by doctors on Monday as he continued to show signs of improvement after being badly injured in a highway crash earlier this month, a publicist for the star said.

Morgan (45) was admitted to a New Jersey hospital in critical condition after a multi-vehicle highway crash on 7 June.

Publicist Lewis Kay said "his personality is certainly starting to come back."

The former_ Saturday Night Live_ comedian suffered injuries including a broken leg, nose and ribs crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed fellow comedian James 'Jimmy Mack' McNair.