King was hit by a van not far from his home in 1999. He suffered from a collapsed lung, a broken hip, a gash to the head and a leg broken in nine places. He later bought the van and attacked it with a baseball bat before sending it to the scrapyard.
Book and writing awards
Bram Stoker Award 2002 for Lifetime Achievement, World Fantasy Award, Horror Guild Awards (and International Horror Guild Awards), British Fantasy Awards and more. Out of all of these awards, King has received them several times over.