Lindsay Lohan in accident on PCH, released from hospital
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (KABC) -- Lindsay Lohan is now out of the hospital without serious injuries after being involved in a traffic collision on Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica on Friday. However from the looks of the damage to her car, the accident was serious.
Around 11:45 a.m., Lohan was on her way to the set of a Lifetime special about the life of Elizabeth Taylor when she somehow rear-ended a large dump truck that was traveling on PCH just south of the California incline, according to the Santa Monica Police Department.
Santa Monica Police said there was no evidence of impairment for either passenger or driver.Lohan complained of pain and her male passenger had a minor injury, according to investigators.
Statements from the truck driver, Lohan and Lohan's passenger all confirmed Lohan was behind the wheel, but the Santa Monica PD said witness accounts conflict with that information.
An examination of skid marks and other data will determine whether anyone will be cited. Police did not release any additional details about the accident, which remains under investigation.
Lohan's spokesman released this statement:
"Lindsay was involved in an automobile accident today on her way to the set. She was brought to Santa Monica UCLA hospital as a precaution. She is fine and was released less than two hours later and is already headed back to the set to resume work. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in the accident."
The accident comes as Lohan began resolving her legal troubles. She is no longer being supervised by a judge or probation officer for her DUIs. In addition, the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office determined last month that there was insufficient evidence to pursue a case against Lohan in another accident. A nightclub manager claimed that the actress struck him with her sports car -- a car that now appears won't be going anywhere soon.
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