The former child star who played Will Ferrell's Talladega Nights character as a kid has been arrested and charged with reckless driving in Alabama.

Luke Bigham turned himself in to authorities on Thursday (05Jun14) a day after he crashed his Lexus and caused a multi-car pile-up after he was clocked driving 80 miles per hour in a 35 zone.

The one-time star, who played Ferrell's character as a 10 year old in 2006 film Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, was processed and released, according to Tmz.com.