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‘RHOC’ alum Kelly Dodd’s husband Rick Leventhal survives car crash

‘RHOC’ alum Kelly Dodd’s husband Rick Leventhal survives car crash

Rick Leventhal, the husband of “Real Housewives of Orange County” alum Kelly Dodd, feels “lucky to be alive” following surviving a horrifying vehicle crash.

“So lucky to be alive & grateful for the properly wishes & treatment I’m acquiring. 4 damaged ribs, fractured bone right foot, wounded delight,” the previous Fox Information reporter, 62, captioned an Instagram submit shared Tuesday night time.

“So considerably that’s it 🙏❤️😎.”

In an accompanying video from his hospital mattress, Leventhal elaborated on the terrifying incident. 

“I hydroplaned heading east on 410, about 40 minutes outdoors pf Palm Desert, just straight absent strike what felt like a patch of ice,” he claimed, acknowledging Southern California’s the latest bout of major rain. “It was just water or whatsoever.”

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“So blessed to be alive,” the previous Fox Information reporter wrote on Instagram soon after the horrifying accident.
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Leventhal continued, “Roads had been slick, misplaced manage, slammed into the wall tough. Started spitting about throughout lanes of website traffic and slammed proper into the back of a tractor trailer, ripped the front finish of a Mercedes off and smashed a windshield.”

The information temperament went on to say that a person of his vehicle’s home windows “busted” and “both airbags” deployed.

“I consider I might’ve broke my ribs from the airbag,” he claimed, noting that a “trucker helped [him] out.”

Rick Leventhal and Kelly Dodd
Leventhal is married to “Real Housewives of Orange County” alum Kelly Dodd.
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Regardless of his injuries, Leventhal insisted that he is “fine.” Even so, medical doctors “want to retain me in the healthcare facility for a minor little bit,” he additional. “But it could have been so a great deal even worse.” 

His wife or husband, Dodd, 47 — whom he wed in Oct 2020 — questioned lovers for prayers in a post of her own. 

“There will be no smash tomorrow on @youtube the rick and kelly clearly show. My husband obtained in a awful car or truck accident,” she captioned photographs of the wreck. “He is in the ER.. please say prayers for @rickleventhal.”

Kelly Dodd and Rick Leventhal
Dodd requested followers to pray for Leventhal as he recuperates.
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A portion of Dodd’s Bravo spouse and children despatched properly wishes for Leventhal in her remarks section. 

“Oh no! Thank God he is ok,” her former “RHOC” castmate Vicki Gunvalson wrote. “Praying for a fast restoration.” 

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Margaret Josephs wrote extra, “So frightening sending prayers 🙏🙏🙏❤️.”

Rick Leventhal and Kelly Dodd
Even with his injuries, Leventhal insisted that he is “fine,” including that it “could have been so a great deal worse.”

“Shahs of Sunset” alum Mercedes “MJ” Javid also shared a supportive message, creating, “omg no im so sorry and sending prayers.”

In the meantime, Leventhal himself expressed extra gratitude for his basic safety pursuing the incident. 

“Honestly I’m blessed to be alive. Scariest moments of my lifetime,” he commented on Dodd’s page. “This can make almost everything even a lot more meaningful ❤️.”