Oscar-nominated screenwriter Will Rokos is in a critical condition in hospital after he was struck by a subway train in New York City over the weekend (30-31Oct10).
Rokos was hit by the train as he stood on a platform on Saturday (30Oct10). The driver is said to have slammed on the brakes but was unable to avoid the accident.
After surviving the initial impact, the writer was taken to the city's Bellevue Hospital, where his condition is described as critical but stable.
Rokos was nominated for the Best Original Screenplay prize for his work on Halle Berry's 2001 thriller Monster's Ball.