ARNOLD Schwarzenegger was involved in a car crash on Friday when his SUV was said to have been rolled over in a violent collision that left “one person injured”.
The 74-year-old former bodybuilder was in the Yukon SUV when it collided with a red Prius at about 5 p.m. PT in Brentwood, California, TMZ reported for the first time.
Arnold’s SUV appears to have overtaken the Prius and then crashed into a Porsche Cayenne.
Los Angeles police said a multi-vehicle crash occurred Friday afternoon in Brentwood and confirmed one person suffered minor injuries, according to the police. KABC-TV.
The four vehicles involved in the crash happened on Sunset Boulevard and Allenford Avenue at around 4:15 p.m., police said.
The driver of the Prius, a woman, was injured and was “bleeding heavily from the head”, TMZ reported.
However, ABC7 learned that the injured person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
The Prius driver was trying to make a U-turn on Sunset Boulevard when the collision occurred, according to reports.
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An eyewitness said the crash, which happened about a mile from Arnold’s home, “looked like a stuntman from a movie.”
Arnold, California’s 38th governor from 2003 to 2011, is seen in photos obtained by TMZ speaking to those present at the scene.
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TMZ was informed that Arnold was doing well after the collision and was concerned for the injured driver.
A source told the news agency that Arnold was trying to personally examine the injured woman.
American actor and bodybuilder Jake Steinfeld appeared to be at the scene at the time of the crash.
A photo shared by TMZ shows Steinfeld standing next to Arnold near the crashed cars, the two said to be “best friends”.
It remains unclear whether Arnold or anyone else was driving the SUV.
Police said the crash did not appear to be related to any form of DUI and no arrests were made, according to KABC.
The incident comes more than a decade after Arnold was taken to the hospital for 15 stitches to his lip following a motorcycle accident.
Back in 2006, the Terminator was riding his Harley-Davidson when he was involved in a minor crash, SFGATE reported.
Arnold was riding his motorcycle with his then 12-year-old son in a sidecar, according to LAPD Officer Jason Lee.
Lee said Arnold was unable to stop his motorcycle in time when a vehicle was reversing out of the driveway.
Both Arnold and his son suffered cuts and bruises and the driver of the other vehicle was unharmed, Lee said.
Lee called the crash a “minor traffic collision” and a “relatively low speed collision.”
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