Adrian Holmes — the guy playing Uncle Phil in the new ‘Fresh Prince’ reboot — was involved in a car accident that resulted in fatal injuries for a man who was laying in the middle of the freeway.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … Holmes was traveling southbound Monday on the 110 freeway just north of Sunset Boulevard in downtown L.A. — when, at around 7:35 PM, we’re told he struck an unidentified man who was lying down in his lane.
Our sources say Holmes was unable to avoid hitting the man … and neither could the person driving right behind him — who also made contact with the individual … whose body was pushed into the adjacent lane … and was hit by a 3rd car. For those outside L.A., the 110 is a very busy freeway.
The John Doe suffered fatal injuries, and cops are investigating what may have led to him being out there in the first place.
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For now, our sources say … drugs and alcohol are not believed to have been a factor for all the drivers involved — unclear if that applies to the victim, though.
Like we said, Holmes is playing the Fresh Prince’s famed uncle from the original sitcom — only this time, there’s no Will … because the reimagined version of ‘FP’ is a drama, with all new actors.
The new series — which got picked up for 2 seasons by Peacock — is based on a viral short film trailer that Will liked so much, he signed on as an executive producer.