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RHOC vet Kelly Dodd reveals her husband Rick was in a ‘horrible car accident’

RHOC vet Kelly Dodd reveals her husband Rick was in a ‘horrible car accident’ as she shares snaps of the smashed vehicle on the freeway

  • Dodd, 47, revealed spouse was in accident amid rain in Southern California
  • Leventhal was rushed to the emergency room via ambulance with broken ribs 
  • He was driving Dodd’s Mercedes-Benz S-Class in the freeway accident 

Rick Leventhal, the husband of Real Housewives Of Orange County vet Kelly Dodd, feels ‘lucky to be alive’ after surviving a ‘horrible’ car accident.

Dodd, 47, revealed her husband had been taken to the emergency room as she shared photo and video of the wrecked vehicle sitting in the middle of the freeway on Tuesday. 

Leventhal suffered broken ribs and was taken to the hospital via an ambulance, Dodd told TMZ. While the car is now totaled, her husband is expected to be OK.

Rick Leventhal, the husband of Real Housewives Of Orange County star Kelly Dodd, has been involved in a ‘horrible’ car accident

Rick says he has a deeper appreciation for life as he commented on the post: 'Honestly I'm lucky to be alive. Scariest moments of my life. This makes everything even more meaningful'

Rick says he has a deeper appreciation for life as he commented on the post: ‘Honestly I’m lucky to be alive. Scariest moments of my life. This makes everything even more meaningful’ 

Dodd told TMZ the accident occurred while Leventhal was en route to Palm Desert, CA. As seen in the video, the incident happened on a freeway wet from the recent rains. 

Leventhal was driving Dodd’s Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which sustained severe damage at the front of the vehicle.  

‘There will be no smash tomorrow on @youtube the rick and kelly show. My husband got in a horrible car accident . He is in the ER.. please say prayers for @rickleventhal,’ she captioned the post. 

Fragments of the car appeared to be splayed about the road in video footage taken after the incident.

Leventhal was driving Dodd's Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which sustained severe damage at the front of the vehicle

Leventhal was driving Dodd’s Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which sustained severe damage at the front of the vehicle

The incident happened on a freeway wet from the recent rains

The incident happened on a freeway wet from the recent rains

Rick says he has a deeper appreciation for life as he commented on the post: ‘Honestly I’m lucky to be alive. Scariest moments of my life. This makes everything even more meaningful.’ 

Numerous members of the Real Housewives family sent their well wishes to Leventhal in the comments section.

RHOC vet Gretchen Rossi posted: ‘Oh no. Sending prayers. Hope he is ok.’

Fragments of the car appeared to be splayed about the road in video footage taken after the incident

Fragments of the car appeared to be splayed about the road in video footage taken after the incident

Sending their support: Numerous members of the Real Housewives family sent their well wishes to Leventhal in the comments section

Sending their support: Numerous members of the Real Housewives family sent their well wishes to Leventhal in the comments section

Margaret Josephs of RHONJ fame commented: ‘So frightening sending prayers.’

RHOC star Elizabeth Lyn Vargas left a string of prayer hands and teary-eyed emojis.

OC vet Peggy Tanous also posted prayer hand emojis.

Dodd, who has come under fire controversial COVID-19 opinions, was fired from the Real Housewives of Orange County in 2021 alongside Braunwyn Windham-Burke and Elizabeth Lyn Vargas.

Dodd has been married to Leventhal, a former Fox News correspondent, since 2020.

Since exiting the reality series, Kelly and her husband Rick Leventhal have started up their own podcast on YouTube, Patreon and Spotify called The Rick and Kelly Show.

They’ve also started flipping houses and are working on their own pickleball line featuring apparel and sporting goods.

Loved up: Dodd married Leventhal, a former Fox News correspondent, in 2020

Loved up: Dodd married Leventhal, a former Fox News correspondent, in 2020

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Read more at DailyMail.co.uk



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