Movin' Out Piano Man Billy Joel Hospitalized Following Car Accident

News   Movin' Out Piano Man Billy Joel Hospitalized Following Car Accident Movin' Out composer Billy Joel was involved in a car accident around 10:30 PM Saturday night, Jan. 25. The singer lost control of his Mercedes-Benz and swerved into a tree on a highway in Sag Harbor, Long Island, according to reports.

Joel was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was released approximately at 7:00 AM on Sunday morning, Jan. 26. No details on his injuries have been released.

The Movin' Out camp recently suffered the loss of one of their performers due to a vehicular accident. William Marrié, who danced as the lead role of Eddie at matinee performances, died the morning of Nov. 16 when a taxicab struck his motorcycle. Joel had made a surprise appearance at the Nov. 15 curtain — singing "New York State of Mind" and the show's title song.

Movin' Out plays at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway. Tickets to can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at (212) 307-4100 or www.ticketmaster.com.