October 13, 2007 01:45:07 GMT
Orlando Bloom was involved in a minor car crash on a Hollywood street early Friday, it has been reported.
Orlando Bloom was involved in a car crash on a Hollywood street early Friday morning October 12th. But fear not, it was the minor one and the actor was unhurt.
Reports are circulating over the net that Bloom was driving alone on Fountain Avenue when another vehicle cut him off and he hit a parked car. The accident, took place at around 2:15 a.m., was first made public by TMZ.com.
X17 who happened to be with the star Thursday night October 11th, before, during and after the accident reported that Bloom was first spotted at West Hollywood eaterie, Ita Cho, around 10pm. He then headed for Hollywood hot spot Green Door and partied with some friends.
Bloom was seen leaving the club at around 2am before then made his way to a car and had an argument with a man behind the driver seat. Soon thereafter, he got into the passenger seat of a 2003 Toyota Matrix, said to be registered to Dariusz Wolski, the director of photography on the Pirates movies, with a brunette woman driving it for him and a blonde woman passed out in the backseat.
"After driving west on Sunset, then turning around and going east on Sunset, the driver pulled over and let Orlando take over the wheel," X17 reported. "Soon after, Orlando made a sudden U-turn on Fountain ..... But it wasn't until Orlando attempted a left turn onto Vista that he hit the parked Porsche Cayenne.
And while Bloom himself was unhurt in the accident, one of his passengers suffered a fractured neck and the other was cut by her seat belt.
Contrary to rumors on the street, "Police interviewed Bloom at the scene and at the hospital, and determined that he did not display signs or symptoms of intoxication. No field sobriety test was issued," LAPD officer April Harding told People. "Bloom believed he was being followed by the paparazzi," Harding explained further. "He believed the car that cut him off was driven by a photographer."
Click X17 to see some photos from the scene and watch the video when the accident occurred.