‘Lizzie McGuire’ Actor Robert Carradine Injured in Car Accident
Actor Robert Carradine, best known for his work on Lizzie McGuire and Revenge of the Nerds, was involved in a car accident on March 5.
Colorado State Patrol tell Entertainment Weekly that Carradine was driving on a Colorado highway with his wife "when he crossed the dividing line and slammed 'almost front-to-front' into a semi-truck." According to The Hollywood Reporter, both vehicles are estimated to have been traveling at 60 miles per hour when the collision occurred.
The actor and his wife were reportedly taken to the hospital with "serious injuries" and he was ticketed with careless driving. According to TMZ, cops said that drugs and alcohol were not involved.
“The fact that they were wearing seat belts is why they are with us today,” Sgt. James Saunders of the Colorado State Patrol told the Durango Herald.
As of March 12, Carradine's health status is unclear. His reps did not respond to TMZ or Entertainment Weekly's requests for comment. However, a Mercy Regional Medical Center spokesperson told the Durango Herald that as of Thursday (March 11), neither Carradine nor his wife were currently patients.
Carradine is from a family of actors, including his father John Carradine and his brother, Keith Carradine. He is best known for his portrayal of Lewis Skolnick is 1984's Revenge of the Nerds. He later went on to play the dad of Hilary Duff's character in Disney Channel's Lizzie McGuire series. Other projects listed on his IMDB page include Django Unchained, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Max Keeble's Big Move, Nash Bridges, The Practice and NYPD Blue.