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Tesla smashes into pole, spins out in Jared Padalecki's car wreck

(Gage Skidmore)

“Supernatural” star Jared Padalecki’s Austin car wreck may have been just as bad as co-star Jensen Ackles made it out to be.

Since Ackles said the star was “lucky to be alive,” new details released by TMZ showed that Padalecki wasn’t the only passenger. Padalecki’s cousin, Jeremy Padalecki, was driving along with two other passengers.

According to a report from the Texas Department of Transportation, the Tesla the group was in was going too fast on a left turn, causing it to hop a concrete retaining wall and smash into a utility pole. The car spun to the right after hitting the pole.

Padalecki announced he is on the mend last Wednesday, April 27, but Jeremy was reportedly the most injured of the four.

Jeremy was cited for speeding after the wreck.


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