Just days after revealing that she’s planning to flounce about naked on the cover of a magazine, Lindsay’s been in a car accident. Another car accident – her third in 14 months.
Lindsay Lohan (DVDs) was driving her black Mercedes convertible when it
ploughed into an Astra van yesterday afternoon in West Hollywood. According to
the Sheriff’s report, the van was travelling ahead of Lohan’s car when
it made a U-turn to park when Lindsay crashed into it. The van then hit
another unoccupied van. Alcohol "does not appear to be a factor".
Fantastically, the whole thing was witnessed by entertainment reporter Victoria Recano who noticed that Lohan was "driving really
fast" when she had the accident, and that she and her passenger got out
of the car straight after the smash to go and hide in a shop – the somewhat
appropriately titled Hideaway House Antiques. Javier Ramierez, who
works at the antiques store, paints the following picture of the event:
"She was very upset, she kept saying, ‘Oh my God, oh my God, I can’t believe it."’
appears that paparazzi were involved with the collision, in some way at
least. CNN reports that photographers were following Lohan around as
she shopped and ate. Witness Lori Saltzberg is quoted as saying:
"She got into her black Mercedes across the street and they literally
were like sitting on her car, trying to take pictures of her, she was
like yelling at them to get off."
now, though, Lindsay must be getting used to car crashes. In June, a
photographer apparently deliberately rammed her car to get a picture of
her, and she’s being sued after allegedly rear-ending another car last
There, an entire story without any women driver jokes…
[story by Stuart Heritage}