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Dick Van Dyke suffered ‘minor injuries’ in Malibu car crash, authorities say


Dick Van Dyke suffered “minor injuries” in a single-car collision in Southern California, authorities confirmed Wednesday.

The 97-year-old star of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” was the driver in the accident in Malibu, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told the Daily News.

Van Dyke’s 2018 Lexus LS 500 sedan knock on a door, and received medical attention from paramedics at the scene, according to People. He was not hospitalized.

An agent for Van Dyke did not immediately respond to a Daily News request for further comment.

Van Dyke is known for his award-winning performances on film, television, and Broadway. He made his Broadway debut in 1959 with “The Girls Against the Boys,” won a Tony two years later as an original cast member in “Bye Bye Birdie” and played the title role in “The Music Man” in 1980.

He won three Emmy Awards for “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” which ran from 1961 to 1966, and is also known for movie musicals like “Mary Poppins” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.”

The actor won his fourth Emmy in 1976 for the variety show “Van Dyke and Company” and won his only Grammy for his contributions to the “Mary Poppins” soundtrack.

Van Dyke has continued to make appearances in recent years, including a cameo in the 2018 sequel “Mary Poppins Returns,” starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda. He was revealed as a contestant on the ninth season of “The Masked Singer” earlier this year.

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