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Jake T. Austin Involved In Scary Car Crash — Report

Tue, November 19, 2013 3:47pm EDT by 1 Comment
Jake T. Austin Car Crash

Oh no! A car registered under Jake’s name was reportedly involved in a strange hit-and-run on Nov. 19.

A 2010 Audi that is registered to Jake T. Austin, 18, hit three parked cars around 3 a.m. in Sherman Oaks, Calif, causing “major damage,” TMZ reported. Read on for more details!

Jake T. Austin Reportedly Involved In Car Crash

Jake, who formerly starred on The Wizards of Waverly Place as Max Russo, reportedly wasn’t at the scene when his Audi crashed into three parked cars on the street. It also isn’t known if he was driving the car when it crashed.

After the Audi hit the other cars, someone inside the vehicle threw a bottle of vodka at a nearby building, and the driver and passengers called a car service to get them before police arrived, witnesses told the outlet. They described one person who was in the car as a white male with dark hair.

Police told TMZ that they are investigating and handling the incident as a hit-and-run, and haven’t made any arrests.

Jake T. Austin Stars As Jesus Foster In ‘The Fosters’

Jake is currently starring in ABC’s family drama series, The Fosters.

“It was an amazing feeling to know I was handpicked by [executive producer Jennifer Lopez] for the show,” he told EXCLUSIVELY on Feb. 7 at Teen Vogue and Aeropostale’s celebration of Chloë Grace Moretz‘s Sweet 16 in NYC. “She’s really involved with it. My character is Jesus Foster, one of the kids adopted by a lesbian couple.”

Described by ABC Family as “a one-hour drama about a multi-ethnic family mix of foster and biological kids being raised by two moms,” The Fosters also features Meet The Parents’  Teri Polo and In Treatment‘s Sherri Saum as the mothers. has reached out to Jake’s rep for comment.

— Ivy Jacobson

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