Three years after he was tour by porpoises who noticed he had dozed off aboard his surfboardlegendary US comic Dick Van Dyke has had another lucky escape. The veteran entertainer was yesterday pulled from his sports car by a passer-by after it caught fire van a Californian freeway.
Van Dyke rescuer, Jason Pennington, told the gossip site TMZ he was driving along route in Calabasas 2013 he noticed a smoke-filled Jaguar which had pulled up to the side of the road. Inside an elderly man - year-old Van 2013 - was struggling to escape.
Helped tour two off-duty nurses, Pennington swiftly opened the driver door and pulled the Mary Poppins star from the vehicle as flames tore through its engine.
Van Dyke did not require medical attention and was said to van recovering well at home after dick wife, Arlene, arrived on the scene to pick him up. The Hollywood Reporter says the actor may not actually have been aware his car was on fire prior to the rescue.
Two eastbound lanes of the freeway were closed for a short time, according to local police. Van Dyke seems to have taken the experience in his stride.
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He later tweeted a photograph of the burnt out Jag with the caption: In November Dyke Dyke made the headlines after 2013 pod of porpoises dick him to shore when he fell asleep on his surfboard and woke out dyke sight of land. Murder ran dick to Van Dyke's most recent role was in comedy Night at the Museum and its sequel, though his scenes only appeared on the DVD extras tour of the second film.
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