Actor Michael McKean struck by car in NYC

May 23, 2012 • Entertainment

In this April 14, 2012 photo, Michael McKean arrives to the TV Land Awards 10th Anniversary in New York. McKean, who portrayed “Spinal Tap’s” lead singer David St. Hubbins in the movie “Spinal Tap,” and Lenny on the hit television show, “Laverne & Shirley,” [auth] was injured when he was struck by a car in New York City on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. A spokesperson for McKean said that his leg was broken in the accident. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Michael McKean, who portrayed the lead singer in the movie “This is Spinal Tap,” was injured when he was struck by a car in New York City.

A McKean spokeswoman, Harriet Sternberg, says the actor suffered a broken leg.

Emergency officials say McKean was struck at West 86th Street and Broadway in Manhattan just before 3 p.m. Tuesday. McKean was taken to St. Luke’s hospital. Police say he was in stable condition. They had no further details.

McKean also played Lenny on the hit television show “Laverne & Shirley.” He’s currently starring in the Broadway production of Gore Vidal’s political drama, “Best Man.”

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