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Mayim Bialik: 'I had a horrible accident. I will be OK.'

August 17, 2012 |  3:20 pm

Mayim Bialik tweets that she is "doing OK. Grateful. And tired."Actress Mayim Bialik described a car accident she had earlier this week "horrible" but said she's back at work and on the mend.

"I had a horrible accident. I will be OK," she wrote on her blog. "I have all my fingers but a very impaired right hand. It was very bloody and scary but I am OK. A man named Tim and another man whose name I don’t know saved me from losing a lot of blood and helped me talk to my husband at the scene. I am grateful to them."

Bialik returned to work on "The Big Bang Theory" on Thursday.

In a prepared statement Wednesday, the actress' spokeswoman added that Bialik is grateful for the support from her fans.

"She thanks everyone for their concern," the statement said.

Bialik, the former star of TV's "Blossom," was taken to a hospital after a collision shortly before noon Wednesday that caused both of her car's main air bags to deploy and left her with "severe lacerations to her left hand and thumb," Los Angeles Police Lt. Andrew Neiman said.

The 36-year-old actress was driving through Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea Avenue when her Volvo collided with a car turning west on Hollywood Boulevard, Neiman said.

Bialik was driving alone at the time of the collision, Neiman said. The other car was carrying a group of people from Chile.


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Photo: Mayim Bialik in a scene from "The Big Bang Theory." Credit: Associated Press