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Dominic Purcell in Major Accident on ‘Prison Break’ Set (Warning: Graphic Images)

Dominic Purcell in Major Accident on ‘Prison Break’ Set (Warning: Graphic Images)
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“Prison Break” star Dominic Purcell is lucky to be alive after an accident on the set of the FOX reboot series.

An iron bar fell on the actor’s head during filming, “busting it open severely” and breaking his nose in two places.

Purcell documented the injuries on Instagram writing, "I'm good. #thanksforsupport ... Had a little accident on set. Haha ! Back at work asap. Pays to have a thick skull when an iron bar falls on your #head!! busting it open severely also broke my nose in two places. Haha. I got a free nose job out of it...... Stoked to be alive. All good. #chill. Oh. I didn't get knocked out took a knee. Ha!! Doc said I have an unusually tough tissue fiber that's what saved me apparently. Thank god for my #Viking heritage hahaha !!!!"

Dominic, who also stars in “Legends of Tomorrow,” thanked his girlfriend AnnaLynne McCord for taking such good care of him.

"Thank god my love @theannalynnemccord was there when my unfortunate accident occurred on set," he wrote on Instagram. "She went into raging #momma mode along with #christinanorthup and got me the right care. Show goes on. No worries !!! Oh being airlifted out on a helicopter was another adventure I didn't expect. Thought the bloody thing was going to fall from the sky!!! What a day it was. Grateful to be alive."

She also took to Instagram, writing, "My #badass muthaf**ker man not worried at all during our 2 hour 'copter ride to be treated following an incident during filming. Won't lie. It was scary AF wondering for hours if his skull was in tact."

FOX addressed the accident in a statement, saying, "Our friend and colleague Dominic Purcell was injured earlier this week during the filming of our event series ‘Prison Break,’ and was flown to a medical facility where he received treatment. We are happy to report that he is in great spirits and is expected to make a full recovery. He wanted us to express his appreciation to the fans around the world who have expressed their concern and support, and to reassure them that he will be back at work very soon."

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