American Horror Story star Ben Woolf is in a critical condition in hospital after he was struck by a car while crossing a road on Thursday night (19Feb15).

The diminutive actor, known for playing Meep in the Freak Show miniseries, was crossing a street in Hollywood when the wing mirror of a passing vehicle slammed into his head.

Woolf, who is four foot four inches (1.07 metres) tall, was rushed to a nearby hospital to be treated for his injuries, and he remained in intensive care as Wenn went to press.

According to, police officers did not ticket the driver as the incident occurred while Woolf was jaywalking.