NEWS OF THE WEEK: Jared Padalecki 'lucky to be alive' following serious car accident

The actor had to miss a Supernatural fan convention in New Jersey on Sunday and his former co-star Jensen explained to the audience the reason behind his absence. "I miss my buddy. (He) sends his love. I spoke with him yesterday. He's sad he can't be here. He was in a very bad car accident. He wasn't driving. He was in the passenger seat, and he's lucky to be alive." Jensen shared that there were "no fatalities" as a result of the incident and his good friend is recovering at home.

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