‘Fear Factor’ Contestant Hurt

by | August 15, 2011 at 12:57 PM | TV News

(Photo: NBC)

(Photo: NBC)

Fear Factor” was injured during filming when a stunt when awry, according to TMZ.

A woman was strapped to the top of a stunt truck when the vehicle hit a parked car. The truck was reportedly going less than 20 mph at the time and the woman was not thrown from the roof during the accident.

The contestant was taken to the hospital after the collision and released a few hours later. She was shaken up but escaped with no major injuries. Filming was halted for the day and is expected to resume later this week.

NBC announced in June it was resurrecting the gross-out reality show with new episodes five years after it was canceled, with Joe Rogan back as host.

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