Banes, 65, was diagnosed with a severe brain injury and was unable to recover. This is according to a statement by her management.
Hit and Run Accident
According to her management, “Gone Girl” star Lisa Banes died Monday after being injured in an apparent hit-and-run accident in New York City’s Upper West Side more than a week ago.
According to accounts, the incident occurred on June 4 in New York when an electric scooter collided with her.
Also, the actress’s death was verified by a close acquaintance, who stated that Banes died of a catastrophic brain injury.
“We are heartbroken at Lisa’s unfortunate and needless death,” her agent told Entertainment Tonight.
David Williams told NBC News, “We are heartbroken by Lisa’s unfortunate and needless death.” “She was a lady of tremendous spirit, love, and compassion, committed to her job, whether on stage or in front of the camera, and especially to her wife, family, and friends.” “We were fortunate to have her in our lives.”
Banes, 65, had a catastrophic brain injury from which he was unable to recuperate, according to him.
Williams says that the actor was in serious condition at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital on June 4 when a motorized bicycle or scooter jumped a red light and hit her near Lincoln Center.
According to the New York City Police Department, police attended to an accident in that area. They discovered a 65-year-old lady “with substantial head injuries” on the street.
No Suspects at the Moment
According to authorities, a scooter driving north on Amsterdam ran a red light and hit the woman on the street. Currently, there is no suspect.
After the crash, Williams stated, “The motorist did not stop but proceeded”. “She was fortunate in that she was near to the hospital and was able to be brought there”.
“Gone Girl,” “A Cure for Wellness,” and “Cocktail” are among the films in which Banes has appeared. “Six Feet Under,” “Nashville,” and, most recently, “Them” are among her television credits.
Kathryn Kranhold, Banes’ wife, begged people to pray for Banes and to call the police. Also, she asked for anyone to contact the police if they had any information about the missing scooter driver.
In David Fincher’s 2014 film Gone Girl, Banes portrays the mother of Rosamund Pike’s character. Cocktail, in which she played an elderly lady romanced by Tom Cruise, and A Cure for Wellness, in which she played a boardroom executive.
She went on to star in Neil Simon’s Rumors alongside Christine Baranski. Also, she was in Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia with Paul Giamatti, and Billy Crudup, and in a 1998 revival of Cole Porter’s High Society with Anna Kendrick. Also, this was after her Broadway debut in Isn’t It Romantic? in 1984.