He might have played a "short, stocky, slow-witted, bald man" on television's most-enduring (or at least endearing) comedy series, but it appears that Jason Alexander was not to blame for hitting a 14-year-old bicyclist Tuesday morning in Hancock Park, police told LA Weekly.
The accident happened at Wilshire Boulevard and June Street about 7:19 a.m. when Alexander was behind the wheel of a vehicle that apparently struck the school-bound boy, said Los Angeles police Lt. Daniel Whitman. The boy's father rushed to the scene and took him to County-USC Medical Center, where the teen was reported to be stable, Whitman said.
"It looks preliminarily like the bicyclist might have been at fault," Whitman said.
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Alexander was not cited. He played George Costanza on NBC's Seinfeld, the L.A.-based, New York-set show "about nothing," from 1989 to 1998. We imagine such a scare like the one he experienced on Wilshire Boulevard Tuesday would cause major shrinkage. We just hope he wasn't driving Jon Voight's car.