Car Accidents

Brooke Burke Crashes Her Maserati: 'I Was Sober!'

April 2nd, 2014 4:37pm EDT
Brooke Burke
Brooke Burke had a rough commute this morning, crashing her Maserati into a chain link fence after the car's steering malfunctioned.

Burke wrote on Twitter, "Rough morning. Accident on my way 2 work. Tons of cops & of course photogs, TMZ will have fun with this one. Poor Mazeratti…yes I was sober."

Rough morning. Accident on my wAy 2 work. Tons of cops & of course photogs, TMZ will have fun with this one. Poor Mazeratti..yes I was sober

— Brooke Burke-Charvet (@brookeburke) April 2, 2014

E! News reports Burke drove her car through a chain link fence. A source said, "something happen...

Arsenio Hall Crashes Brand New Porsche, Substances Not To Blame

December 24th, 2013 4:02pm EST
Arsenio Hall
Arsenio Hall smashed up his brand new Porsche Cayenne S last night after crashing it into a dirt shoulder, but TMZ says drugs and alcohol aren’t to blame.

Last night around 7 PM, cops responded to the crash scene to make sure Arsenio was all right – and to determine the cause of the crash. The talk show host was alright and passed field sobriety tests to prove substance wasn’t the cause.

It’s currently unknown why Arsenio crashed his car, but police have ended their investigation after determining no laws were broken

Dolly Parton Briefly Hospitalized After Car Crash

October 21st, 2013 11:41pm EDT
Legendary singer Dolly Parton was briefly hospitalized Monday morning following a fender-bender in Nashville, Tennessee.

Parton was the passenger in pal Judy Ogle's Nissan Xterra when the driver of a Mitsubishi Diamante rear-ended them, after which both women were taken to Vanderbilt Hospital and released shortly after being treated.

"I was in a fender bender this morning here in Nashville, but I am all good... Just a little tired and sore. Resting at home now!" the 67-year-old tweeted.

The driver of the Mitsubishi was charged with failing to yield at an intersection.

Last week Parton a...

Gwyneth Paltrow Doesn't Have License To Drive In California, Near-Crash Blamed On Paparazzi

September 12th, 2013 1:07pm EDT
Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow's rep has blamed the actress's close call with a school bus on swarming paparazzi.

Paltrow was picking up her children with husband Chris Martin the other day in L.A. After her daughter got on her Vespa, Paltrow cut off a bus and forced it to slam on its breaks to keep from crashing into her small scooter.

A rep told RumorFix that Paltrow was looking to escape from paparazzi as they closed in. "She [Gwyneth] was being followed by paparazzi and they kept swerving in front and back of her and made her very nervous driving and resulted in her pulling in front of the bus when ...

Gwyneth Paltrow Cuts Off Bus, Nearly Crashes Vespa With Daughter On Board

September 10th, 2013 12:12pm EDT
Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow put her young daughter in harm's way when she carelessly cut in front of a moving bus - and it was all caught on video.

Paltrow was picking up her kids with husband Chris Martin in L.A. After Paltrow and 9 year-old Apple hopped on her scooter, the actress sped out of the loading zone without looking, forcing a school bus to slam on its breaks to avoid hitting the small vehicle.

The driver of the bus remained stopped, perhaps in disbelief, and Chris Martin carefully drove around it after picking up his son Moses. After stopping at a red light, it appeared neither Gwyneth no...

Dick Van Dyke's Car Catches Fire & He Jokes About Incident

August 20th, 2013 3:00pm EDT
Owen Wilson
Dick Van Dyke was pulled out of his car just moments before it burst into flames on a Los Angeles freeway on Monday.

The Bye Bye Birdie, Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang actor stopped on the side of road after experiencing some car trouble, and passing driver Jason Pennington pulled the 87-year-old star out of his Jaguar as it filled up with smoke. Seconds later the vehicle's engine burst into flames.

Van Dyke was "slightly disoriented," according to reports. However, he wasn't harmed in the incident and refused medical treatment.  The actor's makeup artist wife Arlene picked him ...

Chris Brown Avoids Media, Turns Himself In A Day Early For Hit-And-Run Case

August 6th, 2013 12:07pm EDT
Chris Brown
Chris Brown dodged the media by turning himself in at a Los Angeles courthouse - and leaving 45 minutes later.

Outlets were planning on having cameras set up for Brown's arrival for his booking today, after he was accused of crashing into a car on May 21 and not leaving any identification before he left the scene.

Brown apparently waited for the press to disperse following 50 Cent's hearing at the very same location, and then slipped in a day early for his booking and was released on his own recognizance - meaning he didn't pay any bail.

Brown is now due in court for a hearing on the cas...

Jamie Lee Curtis 'Rescued' By Jodie Foster After Serious Car Accident

August 2nd, 2013 4:02pm EDT
Jamie Lee Curtis
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis was hospitalized following a car accident in Venice, California on Thursday afternoon when the SUV she was a passenger in slammed into a BMW.

Curtis received minor injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital where she was treated and released, while the unidentified driver of the vehicle sustained more serious injuries, according to The status of the driver is currently unknown.

Immediately following the accident, witnesses told TMZ that Curtis called pal Jodie Foster, who arrived on the scene before emergency service officials.

Chris Brown Adopts Puppy, Is Involved In Car Crash With On-Again Girlfriend Karrueche Tran

May 22nd, 2013 11:38am EDT
Chris Brown
Chris Brown accidentally rear ended a Mercedes while driving through Beverly Hills on Tuesday. His on-again girlfriend Karrueche Tran was in the car with him at the time.

Brown and Tran were on the way to the studio when the accident occurred. According to, no one was hurt and police weren't called to the scene.

Brown crashed his Porsche into a wall back in February. We can't help but wonder what his insurance rates are.

Last year, Brown split with Tran to rekindle his relationship with Rihanna. After recently calling things off with the Barbadian beauty, it appears he's back tog...

Kendra Wilkinson Escapes Serious Injury After L.A. Car Accident

April 22nd, 2013 11:50am EDT
Kendra Wilkinson
Reality TV star Kendra Wilkinson escaped serious injury after a car accident in Los Angeles' Tarzana district, according to Us

The former Girls Next Door star was taken to the nearby Providence Tarzana Medical Center following the collision, where she was checked for serious injuries by doctors and released shortly after.

A source told the website that Kendra was "really sore" and "in shock" following the accident.

The 27-year-old recently pulled out of ABC's diving show Splash, citing her fear of heights.

The show has been plagued with injuries so far -- during the first da...