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.
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.