Jocelyn Madulid Biography
Jocelyn Madulid is the woman who was involved in Tracy Morgan’s Bugatti crash in Midtown Manhattan on June 4 at around 1:30 p.m. Video from the scene, along 42nd Street and Tenth Avenue, showed Morgan, 50, accosting Madulid’s car and yelling, “B****, get out the car!”
The female driver who was caught up in a crash with Tracy Morgan and his brand new Bugatti supercar on a busy New York street says she was left ‘traumatized’ by the ordeal after the comedian started yelling at her and beat his fist against her window.
Tracy Morgan ‘scared’ car crash woman – A woman who was involved in a car accident with Tracy Morgan claims she is “traumatised” by the incident.
Jocelyn Madulid’s Honda SUV collided with the ’30 Rock’ star’s new $2 million Bugatti in New York on Tuesday (04.06.19) and she fel…
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The minor crash involving Morgan and 61-year-old Jocelyn Madulid happened in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon.
Morgan could be heard shouting at the woman just moments after the crash as both vehicles stopped at the intersection of 10th Avenue and 42nd Street.
‘B***h get out of the car,’ the 50-year-old SNL star could be heard yelling, according to video shot by a witness.
Morgan was also seen banging his fist on the passenger side window of Madulid’s Honda CR-V as he tried to get out of his Bugatti.
#JocelynMadulid hit @TracyMorgan’s car and is now trying to play victim despite her turning right from the wrong lane. Does she care about Tracy? No. She cares about her insurance going up & selling stories to the @nypost. #TracyMorganhttps://t.co/fgbYNd87GL
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Madulid Said That While Morgan Was Yelling at Her, She Was ‘Scared’
In an interview with the New York Post, Madulid described being scared following the accident and said that she remained in her car despite Morgan’s banging.
Madulid said she was just driving when “I heard somebody hit me. I felt boom. He was yelling at me, I got scared. I didn’t yell anything back. I just stayed in my car.” Madulid added that the pair were both turning right when she knows “he hit me because I was already [turning]. I was there, he was the one who hit me!” Madulid also says that she was on her way to work when the crash occurred.
The NYPD Has Said the Crash Was Not Morgan’s Fault
TMZ reports that an NYPD traffic cop was a witness to the accident and he says the crash was not Morgan’s fault. A police source told TMZ that Madulid did not have right of way during the incident.
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One of the witnesses to the crash, Antoinette, told the New York Daily News,“Everyone was excited to see such a fancy car around here. She ran into him. He got out and he was talking to the police. I wanted to take a picture with him but he just got into a car accident.”
In the Immediate Aftermath of the Crash, Madulid Said She Was Terrified About the Incident Impacting Her Insurance Premiums
Madulid told Page Six that her initial reaction to the crash was worry over her insurance premiums due to the cost of Morgan’s Bugatti.
Prior to the accident, Madulid said that she was “curious” as she saw people taking photos of Morgan in his new car. Madulid says, “I asked the traffic officer, why people taking pictures and he said, ‘You don’t watch TV? That’s a famous guy. Then there was a double-decker bus and the tourist guide was saying: ‘Oh, that’s Tracy Morgan!’”
The Bugatti Was Morgan’s ‘Dream Car’
The sales manager at Manhattan Motorcars told the New York Daily News about Morgan’s excitement over purchasing the car saying, “This was his dream car. He was talking about it all weekend. He couldn’t wait to get it. It was something he wanted to leave to his daughter. Luckily it wasn’t that bad. It’s something easy to repair.”
Sexton added that Morgan called him in the immediate aftermath of the crash and said that Madulid had been on her phone prior to the crash.
The Crash Occurred Around the Anniversary of the 2014 Crash That Killed Morgan’s Friend James ‘Jimmy Mack’ McNair
The crash occurred three days before the fifth anniversary of a fatal crash involving Morgan. That crash killed Morgan’s friend James “Jimmy Mack” McNair. Morgan was one of four passengers in a Mercedes Sprinter minibus when it was struck by a Walmart tractor-trailer.
Woman involved in Tracy Morgan Bugatti crash speaks out: ‘I got scared’: Jocelyn Madulid, 61, spoke from her Jersey City home hours after her minor smash up with the “SNL” star at 42nd Street and Tenth Avenue. https://t.co/gglgn3rLmz
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The former “Saturday Night Live” star suffered major injuries as a result and he sued Walmart as a result. That lawsuit was settled for an undisclosed amount in May 2015. In a November 2016 appearance on “Conan,” Morgan said he held no ill-will toward the driver of the tractor-trailer, Kevin Roper. Roper accepted a plea deal in the case and served no jail time.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Tracy Morgan and 61-year-old Jocelyn Madulid got into a minor crash in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon
- Morgan could be heard shouting at Madulid just moments after the crash as both vehicles stopped at the intersection of 10th Avenue and 42nd Street
- Morgan was also seen banging his fist on the passenger side window of Madulid’s Honda CR-V as he tried to get out of his brand new Bugatti
- Madulid, who lives in New Jersey, said she was left frightened by the ordeal and insists that Morgan is the one who side-swiped her
- Morgan remarked at the scene how he had just paid $2 million for the white convertible at Manhattan Motorcars
- He was escorted into the back of an ambulance and whisked away to a near-by hospital after complaining of hip pain
- The incident occurred just three days shy of the five year anniversary of a 2014 fatal crash involving Morgan that killed his friend and left him severely injured