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Jay Leno spotted behind the wheel after gas fire injuries

Jay Leno is back in the driver’s seat less than two weeks after a fiery accident that left him severely burned.

The 72-year-old funnyman and former “Tonight Show” host was spotted driving a Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG to his Burbank, California, garage on Tuesday — the same spot where the incident happened on Nov. 13.

Close-up pictures show Leno’s intense injuries, as his chin, ear, and hands are red and bloody.

Leno previously explained that he was working on his 115-year-old car when a fuel leak and a simultaneous spark in the 1907 White Steam Car triggered an explosion.

He was released from the Grossman Burn Center on Monday and smiled with staff members for a photo before he left. Leno had visible scars on his face and hands in the picture.

Jay Leno was spotted arriving at his car garage in Burbank, California, on Tuesday.
Jay Leno was spotted arriving at his car garage in Burbank, California, on Tuesday.
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Jay Leno spotted arriving at his car garage in Burbank, Ca
Leno was driving a silver Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG.
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“Comedian Jay Leno was released from the Grossman Burn Center today,” doctors shared in a release obtained by People on Monday. “After a 10-day stay at the facility, Jay will receive follow-up care at the Grossman Outpatient Burn Clinic for burns to his face, chest and hands he received during a fire at his home garage.

Jay Leno was spotted arriving at his car garage in Burbank, California, on Tuesday.
His burns were very visible.
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Jay Leno seems to be on the mend with obvious burn signs as is spotted arriving at his car garage in Burbank, Ca
Leno on Tuesday.
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Leno spent 10 days in the Grossman Burn Center.
Leno spent 10 days in the Grossman Burn Center.
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Jay Leno released from hospital.
Jay Leno, 72, was spotted for the first time Monday since his accident in this photo with burn clinic staff members.
Grossman Burn Center

“Jay would like to let everyone know how thankful he is for the care he received, and is very appreciative of all of the well wishes. He is looking forward to spending Thanksgiving with his family and friends and wishes everyone a wonderful holiday,” the statement closed.

Leno was burned on his garage on Nov. 13.
Leno was burned in his garage on Nov. 13.
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Leno was treated in a hyperbaric chamber, received skin grafts, as well as another surgical procedure.
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Leno allowed Inside Edition cameras to film him being treated in a hyperbaric chamber. Despite receiving skin grafts and another surgical procedure this week, he was reportedly walking around and cracking jokes with burn center employees.

Leno is an avid car collector and even has his own show called "Jay Leno's Garage."
Leno is an avid car collector and even has his own show called “Jay Leno’s Garage.”
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As of June, Leno’s had over 180 vehicles in his collection, including exotic cars, hypercars and museum-grade artifacts, according to US News & World Report.

Jay Leno seems to be on the mend with obvious burn signs as is spotted arriving at his car garage in Burbank, Ca.
A close-up of Leno’s new look.
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Season 7 of his CNBC show, “Jay Leno’s Garage,” where he tries all things automotive, wrapped up last month with guest President Joe Biden.

Doctors expect Leno to make a full recovery.

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