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Disney 'Camp Rock 2' actor Mdot severely injured in Malibu motorcycle accident

June 1, 2011 |  4:40 pm

Mdot_lm4xdbnc A star of Disney's "Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam," who suffered a compound fracture of his right leg in a Malibu motorcycle accident, had one in a series of surgeries Wednesday to his broken body.

Matthew "Mdot" Finley was on a Ducati motorcycle on a ride with friends last Thursday when the 23-year-old actor hit a rough patch in the road and slid for an unknown distance before plunging off a cliff on Mulholland Drive, according to his representative, Eric Ortner.

Los Angeles County rescue personnel and sheriff's deputies went to the scene, where they hiked down into a ravine and pulled the actor up in a Stokes basket before transporting him to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

"We pray for Mdot's recovery," Ortner said. "He had such a bright future, and we believe he will overcome this terrible accident."

In addition to the compound fracture to his leg, Finley suffered other broken bones as well cuts and bruising.


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Photo: Matthew "Mdot" Finley at the premiere of "Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam" in 2010. Credit: Evan Agostini / Associated Press