LATEST! HARRISON FORD has been injured on the set of the new STAR WARS film and has been airlifted by chopper to the hospital.
Disney confirmed that the famed Han Solo thesp, 71, was hospitalized in London after sustaining an injury during filming on Wednesday.
“He was taken to a local hospital and is receiving care,” the statement reads.
Ford was shooting at Pinewood studios in Buckinghamshire when a hydraulic door fell down and crushed him as he began lensing on “Star Wars: Episode VII.
Eyewitnesses said Ford fell to the ground in agony and after medics checked him out on the M Stage at the studios close to his spaceship the Millennium Falcon. He was taken by medics on a stretcher onto a helicopter.
Ford was taken by air ambulance to the John Radcliffe hospital in Oxford with a suspected fracture in his ankle. It is believed he has no major chest injuries but is awaiting test results.
The NHS hospital has a trauma unit that specializes in fracture clinics
Shooting on the JJ Abrams sequel to the star spanning George Lucas franchise continues lensing while Ford received treatment.
“Ford’s probably not in every scene so they can just shoot around him until he’s better,” an insider divulged.