HOLLYWOOD legend Dick Van Dyke has been involved in a horror car crash.
The Mary Poppins star, 97, crashed into a gate after losing control of his car in Malibu, California last Wednesday.
GettyHollywood legend Dick Van Dyke has been involved in a car crash[/caption]
Insight News and FeaturesThe accident comes almost ten years after his Jaguar burst into flames on a Los Angeles freeway[/caption]
The actor said that he didn’t want to go to the hospital.
He told officers that his Lexus LS 500 had skidded in the wet conditions before colliding with the gate.
Cops have reportedly submitted documents requesting the actor to retake his driving test.
Officers have said that drugs and alcohol were not involved in the crash.
The beloved actor didn’t drive home from the scene.
Van Dyke’s accident came years after his Jaguar burst into flames on a Los Angeles freeway in August 2013.
Witness Jason Pennington told TMZ that he saw an elderly man “hunched” at the wheel.
He revealed that he pulled the actor from the flaming wreckage.
Dramatic footage obtained by the outlet showed thick, black smoke billowing into the air.
Van Dyke, who was 87 at the time, didn’t need treatment, but was left “slightly disorientated.”
His wife Arlene Silver revealed in a Vine video that the actor was “fine” after being caught up in the ordeal.
Van Dyke was even seen smiling and taking pictures of the wreckage after being rescued.
He recently told Yahoo! Entertainment that Arlene, 51, helps keep him feeling young.
The actor recently starred in season nine of the hit TV show The Masked Singer.
Van Dyke’s TV and movie career has spanned more than seven decades and he has won an array of accolades including a Grammy and Tony Award.
He starred as Bert in the hit 1964 Disney movie Mary Poppins and also played Mr. Dawes Sr.
Van Dyke also played Caractacus Potts in the 1968 musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
He has also starred in TV shows such as Colombo and Diagnosis Murder.
The star has made appearances in the hit movies Night at the Museum and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.
GettyVan Dyke starred alongside legendary actress Julie Andrews in the Disney classic Mary Poppins[/caption]
Van Dyke also played Caractacus Potts in the 1968 musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang