Father of Blake Lively Seriously Injured in Crash
Posted on Tue Oct 14, 2008 02:20 PM PDT

Blake Lively BlakeNews200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Ernie Lively, the father of Gossip Girl star Blake Lively, was seriously injured in an automobile accident Monday morning, Star Magazine is reporting.

The actress reportedly flew to Los Angeles to be at her father's bedside.

Ernie Lively, 61, is an actor best known for his role in "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." He was reportedly involved in a crash in the early morning hours of October 13th and taken to an LA area hospital. His condition is not immediately known.

"It was pretty bad — he's lucky to be alive," a source told Star, adding Blake was on the first flight back to Los Angeles to be with her father. "They are as close as any father and daughter could be — she was beside herself when she got this horrible news. Her dad taught her everything."