Dick Van Dyke's Car Bursts Into Flames
Passerby pulls him out
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 20, 2013 4:14 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Pretty crazy video from an incident on an LA freeway yesterday, when Dick Van Dyke's Jaguar suddenly went up in flames. Van Dyke made it out just fine, thanks in part to a passerby who saw the smoking car on the 101 before it was engulfed. The passerby's version: He saw Van Dyke bent over the wheel and struggling, and pulled him out of the car just before the flames erupted. Van Dyke's version, as told to TMZ: "They thought I had passed out so they yanked me out of the car. I was just trying to call the DMV. He thought I'd fainted."

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flatnosepete
Aug 21, 2013 10:05 AM CDT
No more Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
YouAreSOSmart
Aug 21, 2013 7:26 AM CDT
Oh, Rob!
justreading1
Aug 21, 2013 7:13 AM CDT
Good to know he is okay!