By: Carly Ledbetter
Dylan O'Brien was rushed to the hospital yesterday after an incident occurred while filming "Maze Runner: The Death Cure." The 24-year-old actor was reportedly run over by a car and suffered multiple broken bones, according to TMZ.
"Dylan O'Brien was injured yesterday while filming 'Maze Runner: The Death Cure' in Vancouver, Canada," a representative from 20th Century Fox told The Wrap. "He was immediately transferred to a local hospital for observation and treatment. Production on the film will be shut down while he recovers. Our thoughts go out to Dylan for a full and speedy recovery."
James Dashner, author of the "Maze Runner" series, assured fans via Twitter on Friday that O'Brien's injuries were not life-threatening.
I just want to let everyone know that yes, Dylan was hurt, but that he's going to be okay. Not life threatening in any way.— James Dashner (@jamesdashner) March 18, 2016
Production is postponed but certainly not cancelled. All that matters now is that Dylan recovers. We love you, Dylan!!!— James Dashner (@jamesdashner) March 18, 2016
The "Teen Wolf" star plays Thomas in the "Maze Runner" series, which premiered in 2014. "Death Cure" is the third installment of the movie franchise and was expected to come out Feb. 17, 2017.