21 September 2017 6:45 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Kj Apa was involved in a late-night car crash outside Vancouver, Canada, last Thursday, Et confirms.

The 20-year-old Riverdale star reportedly fell asleep at the wheel during his 45-minute drive home past midnight after a 16-plus hour work day, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The trade reports that Apa was then taken to the local hospital for observation and was discharged without serious injuries. The car he was driving is reportedly inoperable, and the passenger side was allegedly destroyed after striking a light pole.

Despite reports that Apa was hospitalized, Warner Bros. Television, who produces the show, said in a statement to Et that the actor was not transported to a hospital and was "treated by first responders on the scene" and "released by them."

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