Sitcom legend Dick Van Dyke suffered minor injuries last week in a single-car crash after his Lexus LS 500 slid into a gate in Malibu, police have confirmed.
Van Dyke, 97, was driving the car in an area that had been experiencing record rainfall. After the actor’s vehicle slid into a gate on Wednesday, March 15, paramedics treated him at the scene for what TMZ reports was bleeding from the nose and mouth.
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Van Dyke, who starred in the classic sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961-66) and in such movies as Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, appeared was revealed last month to be a contestant on Fox’s The Masked Singer. Costumed as “The Gnome,” he performed “When You’re Smiling,” becoming the oldest performer ever to appear on the show.
TMZ first reported the news of Van Dyke’s automobile accident.
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