While the Oscar-winner did not reportedly suffer any major injuries during the car wreck, she did take some time to heal.
“I first want to say how much I appreciate the outpouring of support from the NCIS: Los Angeles fans following my car accident this summer,” Linda said in a statement to TV Line in November. “Though I had hoped to return to playing Hetty at the start of the season, I had to take some additional time to recover. I look forward to returning later this season.”
Where has Hetty been on NCIS: LA while actress Linda recovered?
Though Hetty was gone for Season 10 of the popular CBS series, the writers of the show did not offer a lengthy explanation on her absence. “Some things are better left unshared,” the character remarks after being asked by Sam Hanna (played by LL Cool J) and Callen (played by Chris O’Donnell) about her whereabouts.