Justin allegedly drove his Ferrari into a photographer and fled the scene on June 17, according a new report. However, police have cleared the singer and a source tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively that Justin was not responsible for the injuries.
Police were allegedly anxious to talk to Justin Bieber after he reportedly pinned a paparazzo between his Ferrari and a parked car. The alleged incident occurred as the Biebs was leaving the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles at approximately 11:45 P.M. on June 17. Justin was interviewed by police for a few hours, following the incident, and he’s now been cleared of any wrongdoing.
Justin Bieber Involved In Alleged Hit & Run
Justin, 19, was reportedly leaving the Laugh Factory with his friend Lil Twist, who rode in the passenger’s seat of Justin’s white Ferrari during the alleged accident. Paparazzi were on the scene, shooting the duo, when the incident allegedly occurred.
Justin reportedly asked the photographer to move out of the way, once he got behind the wheel. Unfortunately, after the photographer was allegedly hit, Justin kept driving and left the scene, according to TMZ.
Justin told the police that he was unaware the photographer was injured during the incident. According to TMZ, police say the paparazzo was not seriously hurt, but was at fault because he was a pedestrian in the roadway.
Paparazzo Taken To The Hospital
The paparazzo, who was allegedly hit, was reportedly taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment.
UPDATE: A source close to the situation tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively, “there are witnesses who don’t support claims that Justin was responsible for the injuries.”
HollywoodLife.com reached out to Justin’s reps for comment.
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