Teri Hatcher's onscreen love interest, Gale Harold, fractures shoulder in motorcycle accident

By Elaine Aradillas
Updated October 15, 2008 05:50 PM
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Gale Harold, who costars as Teri Hatcher’s love interest on Desperate Housewives, remained in critical condition Wednesday after a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles.

Although a spokeswoman for USC Medical Center would not disclose additional information about Harold’s condition, his publicist tells the Associated Press that the 39-year-old actor fractured his shoulder in the accident on Tuesday.

Marc Cherry, creator and executive producer of Desperate, also tells the AP that there was swelling to Harold’s brain but he is expected to recover.

Harold plays Jackson Braddock, Hatcher’s new boyfriend, and is expected to play a pivotal role in the season’s eighth episode.