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Actor Miles Teller Flips Bronco After Crashing Into Uber Driver
Actor Miles Teller and his girlfriend, model Keleigh Sperry, were involved in a crash Thursday last night in the San Fernando Valley when his Bronco collided with an Uber, according to TMZ. LAPD Officer Aareon Jefferson tells LAist that the crash occurred after 8:30 p.m. near Whitsett and Moorpark in Studio City. Teller crashed into another car after the driver made a left turn in front of his blue Bronco. The impact caused Teller's Bronco to flip over, but neither Teller nor Sperry were seriously hurt, according to E! News. The driver of the other car as well as a female passenger sustained minor injuries. Drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the collision.
Witnesses told TMZ that Teller was both worried about the other driver's passenger and angry at the driver, shouting at him while others held Teller back.
Teller's blue Bronco flipped after impact. (Photo via TMZ)
Teller, 29, has had roles in Whiplash, The Divergent franchise, and Bleed for This. In 2014's Whiplash, Teller plays a percussionist who, at one point in the film, is hurt when his car is broadsided by semi-trailer while en route to a performance. When Teller was 20, he was in a severe wreck after his friend lost control of the car at 80 miles an hour. "We flipped eight times. I got ejected out the window. The car landed and I was just laying like 50 feet from the car, unconscious, covered in blood. My buddy thought I was dead," he told ABC.
Teller said that some of the facial scars sustained in the crash impacted his ability to secure roles early on in his career.