"Riverdale" star Kj Apa, 20, who plays Archie Andrews on the popular CW hit teen drama, was involved in a late-night Car Crash. The accident took place on Thursday, September 21 after Apa fell asleep at the wheel following a 16-hour day of filming in Canada. According to THR reports, Apa dozed off behind the wheel during the 45-minute drive to his hotel in Vancouver and crashed into a utility pole. The actor was not seriously injured during the crash. However, his rental car was totaled.

KJ Apa escapes serious injury

KJ was taken to a nearby hospital for a medical evaluation following the crash.

He was released a few hours later with minor injuries. Sources close to the "Riverdale" production reportedly told THR that producers often require the "Riverdale" actors to film long hours that sometimes run into the early hours of the morning.

It was also revealed that the "Riverdale" cast is responsible for providing their own transportation to and from the set. Apa was alone in the car at the time of the crash because co-star Cole Sprouse, who plays Jughead, changed his plans to ride back to the hotel with Apa at the last minute. Following the accident, Sprouse has reportedly taken it upon himself to reach out to the higher ups and request that they consider providing transportation to cast members that work long hours.

More murder and mayhem coming to 'Riverdale'

"Riverdale" season 2 will begin airing on Wednesday, October 11th on the CW. The series has rapidly grown in popularity since the season one premiere.

The dark turn in the "Archie Comics" adaptation surrounding teen characters Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie, and Josie and the Pussy Cats has captivated audiences of all ages.

Fans of teen dramas may recognize another familiar face from a previous popular teen drama, "Beverly Hills 90210." Archie's dad is played by Luke Perry, who is best known as "90210" heartthrob Dylan McKay.

Fans of the 80s brat pack films such as "Pretty in Pink," the "Breakfast Club," and "Sixteen Candles" may also recognize Archie's mom, Molly Ringwald, who makes a few random appearances from time to time.

If you have yet to watch "Riverdale" season one, you still have time to catch up before the Season 2 premiere on October 11th. At this time binge-watching fans can enjoy the first season in its entirety on Netflix. Season 2 promises even more drama and mystery with Archie and the gang.