Jay Leno broke several bones in a motorcycle accident just two months after a garage fire in Los Angeles

Just two months after being injured in a fire at his Los Angeles garage, Jay Leno is recovering from broken bones sustained in a motorcycle accident.

According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the fire that left him with serious burns on his upper body and part of his face was not his first mishap.



“That was the first accident. OK? Then just last week, I got knocked off my motorcycle,” On Thursday, Leno made the announcement.

“So I’ve got a broken collarbone. I’ve got two broken ribs. I’ve got two cracked kneecaps.”


According to the publication, the motorcycle accident happened on January 17 while Leno was testing out a 1940s motorcycle. He claimed that a wire strung across the parking lot drew him off his bike.

“So, you know, I didn’t see it until it was too late. It just clothesline me and, boom, knocked me off the bike,” Leno explained. “The bike kept going, and you know how that works out.”

Because of the coverage of the fire last November, Leno said he didn't publicize the accident.


“You know, after getting burned up, you get that one for free,” the late night comedian joked. “After that, you’re Harrison Ford, crashing airplanes. You just want to keep your head down (laughs).”



Leno is set to return to the Las Vegas strip in March, despite burns and broken bones.

On March 31, he will perform at the Wynn's Encore Theater.


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