Dick Van Dyke Rescued from Car Fire
August 19, 2013
Legendary actor Dick Van Dyke is said to be doing well after being rescued from a car that caught fire along a California freeway.
The 87-year-old's wife tweeted video of the accident along with the good news that Van Dyke was apparently unharmed after being pulled from his vehicle on Monday when it caught fire along the 101 Freeway in Calabasas.
"He's fine thank God," posted Arlene Silver with footage of her husband speaking to the California Highway Patrol as well as video of the scorched sports car.
According to the Los Angeles Times, authorities responded to the scene around 2 p.m. where they found Van Dyke in the company of two off-duty nurses.