Skip to comments."Passion" star Caviezel injured in motorcycle crash
Posted on 07/18/2009 11:23:02 AM PDT by La Enchiladita
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Passion of the Christ" star James Caviezel suffered minor injuries while riding his motorcycle in Washington state when he struck a bicycle thrown by a pedestrian, authorities said on Friday.
Caviezel was driving his 2006 Harley-Davidson Thursday along a highway, when a man walking along the road threw a bicycle into the actor's path, said Richard Magnussen, a spokesman for the Washington State Patrol.
"There's no relationship between these guys at all, (Caviezel) just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time," Magnussen told Reuters.
Caviezel was unable to avoid the bicycle and when he struck it, he tumbled and suffered a cut to his hand and a bruise on his leg, authorities said. The bicycle got jammed between the front wheel and the engine of Caviezel's motorcycle.
The actor, who was born in Washington State but lives in Los Angeles, was taken to a hospital and released.
Before throwing the bicycle, the pedestrian was acting erratic, gesturing and pointing at the sky, Magnussen said. The man, David Nelson, 42, is expected to be charged with reckless endangerment, Magnussen said.
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Sounds as though it was all Jim's fault.
(which wasn't that bad!)
They're not going to like him very much for that one, either.
Next thing they'll be throwing stones instead of bicycles.
Did his injuries heal in three days?
I’ve seen a commercial where a motorcyclist swerves to avoid a distracted driver, broken glass, and an animal. Something about “drive aware”. They did not have a pedestrian throwing a bike into the road though.
Wow, throwing a bicycle in front of a motorcycle?
Anyone remember that beautiful anchoworman who played an Ann Coulter type character in a film & was brutally murdered shortly thereafter?
For some reason, as soon as I learned of this “accident” my first thought was of that woman & her death.
William Tell: The Legend (details only on IMDbPro)
Only in New York (2009) (in production) .... Derrick
"The Prisoner" (2009) TV series .... Number Six (unknown episodes, 2009)
Long Weekend (2008) .... Peter ... aka Nature's Grave (USA: video title)
The Stoning of Soraya M. (2008) .... Freidoune
Outlander (2008) .... Kainan
Deja Vu (2006) (as Jim Caviezel) .... Carroll Oerstadt ... aka Deja Vu (Philippines: English title)
Unknown (2006) (as Jim Caviezel) .... Jean Jacket
Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004) (as Jim Caviezel) .... Bobby Jones
The Passion of the Christ (2004) .... Jesus ... aka The Passion Recut (International: English title: cut version) (USA: recut version)
“Before throwing the bicycle, the pedestrian was acting erratic, gesturing and pointing at the sky, “
Satan acting through others?
Yes, I do remember her, the story but not her name regrettably. I think she lived in Arkansas. I don’t recall a bicycle being involved, though, I think it was a break-and-enter.
What makes them so nuts?
Don’t forget “I Am David” or “The Count of Monte Cristo.” Good movies.
“What makes them so nuts?”
Don’t know but it sounds like this guy had a few missing ‘spokes’ in his wheel!
Angel Eyes with Jennifer Lopez and Frequency with Denis Quaid..one of my favorite movies
Sounds like suicide by biker to me.
Sure glad you were able to do that.
Frequency is a great movie. Saw it a number of years ago and didn’t realize Caviezel was in it.
....acting erratic, gesturing and pointing at the sky...
They sure it wasn't Algore?
I think we have a winner!!
Glad to see he is in a quality film like Soraya.
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