Dick Van Dyke Uninjured After Car Explodes Into Flames

87-year-old actor was not treated and is doing fine after car caught fire on Los Angeles freeway.
1:58 | 08/19/13

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Transcript for Dick Van Dyke Uninjured After Car Explodes Into Flames
Now we turn to the late breaking news out of Southern California about legendary actor Dick Van Dyke. Pulled from the wreckage of his car the car exploded the 87 year old recovering tonight and ABC's GO Bermudez. Has the latest breaking details. He's the iconic -- known for his famous roles in TV shows and movies. Like Mary -- But Dick van -- drama on California's highway 101. Looks more like a scene out of an action movie his car catching -- here. The engine exploding. Leaving behind this charred mess but van -- alive and well joking about the off duty firefighter who pulled him out of the Clark. Just in time before the fire started. Good morning and then found they yanked -- out of the car I'm just trying to hold the PM it's -- -- -- had -- as soon -- they're excited. Van -- was on the way to the dentist and -- -- California. He knew something was wrong. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Then -- wife -- posting video of the scene on the social network -- -- along with this tweet he's fine thank god. Tonight van dyke is spanking the three heroes who he says just happen to -- on that highway before the fire. New requirement and a nurse and a -- just happen to be badly. Wow -- facility -- Adoring fans will remember that famous scene and chitty chitty bang bang. Where van -- car took flight. But tonight van -- cracks a joke about his real life -- with a playful message. However I have an -- -- -- A funny man walks away with that same smile we all alone GO Benitez ABC news New York.

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