The American was injured when one of his cars caught fire in his garage in Los Angeles, California, according to the TMZ portal.
I’m fine, but I need a week or two to recover
“I have severe burns from a gasoline fire. I’m fine, but I need a week or two to recover,” Leno said by his side to Variety.
The presenter of The Tonight Show was transferred yesterday to the Grossman Burn Center due to injuries caused by the accident, according to TMZ.
Leno, 72 years old I was going to participate in a conference in Las Vegas next SundayHowever, People magazine noted that he had to cancel his participation due to a “serious medical emergency.”
“Her family did not go into details, but there was a serious medical emergency preventing Jay from traveling,” People reported citing an email distributed to event attendees. “All we know is that he is alive, so our prayers tonight will be for him and his family.”
Log took over the program The Tonight Show in 1992 from the hands of Johnny Carson, occupying a space that has been traditional on American television for decades.
After a brief and unsuccessful experience with his The Jay Leno Showthe presenter continued with The Tonight Show until 2014, when Jimmy Fallon took over the reins of the late-night show. Leno was also the host for seven seasons of Jay Leno’s Garage.
With information from AFP