Actor Robert Carradine – who starred in the cult classic Revenge of the Nerds – was cited for reckless driving after narrowly surviving a brutal head-on collision with a semi-truck on March 5.
Carradine, 60, and his wife Edith were driving on a Colorado highway last week when his car veered across a dividing line and crashed into an oncoming rig, the Colorado State Patrol confirms to PEOPLE.
Both vehicles were traveling around 60 miles per hour at the time of the crash, according to the police report.
“The fact that they were wearing seatbelts is why they are with us today,” Sgt. James Saunders told The Cortez Journal.
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Carradine and his wife were both rushed to the hospital with injuries; however the driver of the rig, a 59-year-old from Wisconsin, was not hurt in the crash, according to police.
The actor was issued a careless driving ticket for a lane violation – although speed and alcohol were not a factor in the crash, the Colorado police report.
The cause of the crash and the medical condition of Carradine and his wife are still unclear. Calls to his representatives have not yet been returned.
In addition to starring in Revenge of the Nerds, Carradine is a member of a large family of actors, including his father John Carradine, his brother Keith Carradine and his late brother David Carradine.