Lindsay Lohan Arrested for Alleged Hit-and-Run in New York City

The once-rising starlet finds herself fallen yet again, this time after allegedly hitting a man with her car and then leaving the scene of the accident.

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Lindsay Lohan attends Lady Gaga "Fame" Eau de Parfum Launch Event at the Guggenheim Museum on September 13, 2012 in New York City.

Lindsay Lohan was arrested for allegedly hitting a man with her Porsche in the wee hours of Wednesday morning outside of a New York City nightclub. Police took the once-rising star into custody outside Dream Downtown, a hotel and nightclub, around 2: 30 a.m. ET. Reports say Lohan was driving slowly through an alley in New York’s busy Meatpacking district, attempting to park her car, when the alleged incident occurred, according to MTV News.

“[Lohan]‘s driving in this freight area, going very slow,” a police source told the New York Daily News, “She’s hitting her horn because there’s a lot of people in the area. The crowd moves but she kind of brushes against this one guy. He runs up to her, tells her she hit him. They get out of the car, there’s some interaction with her, her entourage and the guy.”

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Lohan then reportedly left the scene of the accident and returned to the club with her friends. The victim, an unidentified 34-year-old man, called the police to report the incident. The troubled starlet was subsequently arrested on her way out of the nightclub for leaving the scene of an accident, which is a misdemeanor.

Lohan was booked and quickly released with a desk appearance ticket. The New York Daily News assures us that Lohan’s lawyer took possession of the car, a Porsche Cayenne, which was reportedly not Lohan’s. Meanwhile, the victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital and treated for a knee injury.

The incident occurs mere days after Lohan took to Twitter to muse that reckless driver Amanda Bynes was never arrested for her shenanigans, while Lohan was jailed for her crimes, including theft and drunk driving.

TMZ reports that as of 6 a.m. ET, Lohan “had no idea she hit anybody and it wasn’t until she came out and got arrested that she knew anything was going on.” According to TMZ, Lohan is calling the incident “really fishy” and is “not going to let the incident go and is planning on fighting it to the end.”

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8 comments
tma_sierrahills
tma_sierrahills

Not that I don't sympathize, but it takes real skill to be hit by someone who is driving slowly and leaning on their horn. But if you dive under their car just at the right time ...

Heterotic
Heterotic

Lyndsay hit me while I was reading this article.

scallywag
scallywag

Oh well, at least Lilo could have thrown the dude (Jose) one of those spare wet plastic baggies she keeps in her purse, that shxt would have cheered him up and of course a ride in the front seat, on Lilo's lap of course….

Don't worry Jose, Lilo will get to the bottom of this shxt once she finishes afternoon drinks….

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Lastrova
Lastrova

Hitting a man--or brushing against a man?  Vastly different outcomes.  Absolute nonsense written by paparazzi.  Lohan is undoubtedly a worthless and parasitic human being but that doesn't mean this kind of trash is news. 

Jake Bauer
Jake Bauer

New York City is a pool of poo, stupid laws corrupt police and they didn't rebuild the WTC.   NY is fail

Mykiddosmom
Mykiddosmom

Yeah...critiques on Amanda.  And LiLo's jail time was...what?...about 24 minutes, all total?   LOL

Lymbo
Lymbo

 If it wasn’t for this, they’d be putting her in jail for something else. Lindsay Lohan Arrested for Hit by Run, Watch Entire Incident Surveillance Video leaked here

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