Howie Carr Hospitalized After Car Crash

Howie Carr at WRKO on November 16, 2007.
Howie Carr on the air in 2013. –Erik Jacobs for the Boston Globe

Boston Herald columnist and talk show host Howie Carr was hospitalized after a car crash Wednesday, according to a statement released by his broadcaster Entercom Boston.

The statement did not divulge any specifics about the nature of the collision, Carr’s injuries or when he may return on-air.

“The Republican surge that swept across America was something Howie predicted and so urgently wanted to share with each of you on the air throughout the week,’’ a statement from Entercom Boston Vice President Phil Zachary read. “However, as a precaution, Howie will remain off the air and under observation to ensure a full recovery with no complications.’’

Carr was also hospitalized in 2009 after his car crashed into a Wellesley telephone pole after veering into on-coming traffic.

Police told Boston.com at the time that neither alcohol nor drugs were a factor.

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