Dick Van Dyke Uninjured After Car Fire On Freeway

Dick Van Dyke, recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, poses in the press room during the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on January 27, 2013 (Photo by Getty Images) Dick Van Dyke, recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, poses in the press room during the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on January 27, 2013 (Photo by Getty Images)

Dick Van Dyke is uninjured after his Jaguar caught fire while he was driving on a Los Angeles freeway.

California Highway Patrol officer Saul Gomez said Monday that the 87-year-old entertainer was not treated or cited at the scene.

The officer said witnesses reported the fire just before 2 p.m. Monday and said that an elderly man was slumped over behind the wheel of the flaming car. Passers-by stopped to help the man, whom police and fire officials identified as Van Dyke.

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Arlene Van Dyke posted a video online that showed her husband speaking with police officers and the remains of his burned-out car.

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