LATEST: Desperate Housewives actor Gale Harold remains in a critical condition in a Los Angeles hospital after doctors found he has swelling on the brain following his motorcycle accident on Tuesday (14Oct08).
The star, 38, was rushed to the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where he is undergoing tests and treatment.
Reports initially indicated Harold was admitted to the hospital's Intensive Care Unit after fracturing his shoulder in the crash.
But Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry remains optimistic Harold will recover.
He tells the New York Daily News, "We're hearing he's going to be fine, but he's going to be recovering for a couple of weeks."
Harold portrays Jackson - the boyfriend of Teri Hatcher's character - on the hit U.S. show.
And Cherry has prepared the show's writers for Harold's hiatus as he recovers, adding: "We know we're going to rewrite one scene."
No one else was injured in the accident.