Dick Van Dyke injured in car crash as he loses control and slams into gate

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    Dick Van Dyke has been involved in a car accident, according to reports.

    The Mary Poppins actor, 97, allegedly lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a gate, leaving him with a bloody nose and possible concussion.

    TMZ reported that police officers arrived at the scene in Malibu on Wednesday morning (March 22) and found the Hollywood icon behind the wheel of his 2018 Lexus LS 500.

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    The Chitty Chitty Bang Bang actor reportedly told officers that his car skidded in the rain which caused him to lose control and hit the gate.

    According to TMZ sources, the Grammy award-winning star star managed to avoid serious injury after coming away from the accident with a bloody nose and mouth.

    He was treated my paramedics at the scene who felt he didn't need to go to hospital and was then driven home by a friend.

    Sources also told the publication that drugs and alcohol were not involved with the incident.

    The TV icon's crash comes 10 years after he was involved in a terrifying accident when his car caught fire on a freeway in Los Angeles.

    A passerby rescued Dick from the car and he was left uninjured, but the vehicle reportedly burnt down to its frame work.

    The actor made light of the situation not long after as he posted a photograph of the blackened, completely burnt out car on Twitter, with the caption: "Used Jag for sale REAL CHEAP!!"

    Last month, Dick stunned viewers when he was revealed as Gnome on The Masked Singer US.

    Fans were left in awe after when the legendary performer was unmasked, but others were extremely concerned about his well-being.

    Judge Nicole Scherzinger was even reduced to tears when she realised who was underneath the costume as Dick flashed his iconic smile to the world.

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