LiLo: I Didn't Hit Anyone

TMZ alleges that Lohan hit a guy, drove off
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 14, 2012 9:02 AM CDT
Lindsay Lohan appears in Los Angeles Superior Court for a probation progress hearing Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012.   (AP Photo/Gary Friedman, Pool)

(Newser) – While attempting to leave a Hollywood club early this morning, Lindsay Lohan allegedly struck the manager of a nearby lounge with her Porsche … and then left the scene. LiLo found herself blocked into a parking lot by paparazzi and other onlookers when her car reportedly lightly tapped the Hookah Lounge manager, but she was able to "peel out" and leave after the mini-collision, TMZ reports. Police—perhaps called by LiLo herself to help deal with the paparazzi—investigated at the scene, and it initially appeared no one had been hurt, which was good news for Lohan (who, remember, is on probation).

However, this morning sources told TMZ that the manager went to the emergency room and wants to press charges and hire a lawyer. Right now police consider the case closed, but if he files a report, they say they will open a hit-and-run investigation. Interestingly, sources note that the 26-year-old manager—whose knee and car were allegedly grazed as Lohan attempted a three-point turn—didn't know who she was at first, and told the nearby paparazzi he was OK (and even started smoking a hookah). Police say they informed him of who allegedly hit him, but he said he didn't recognize her name. Shortly after that, he apparently (and perhaps conveniently) started complaining of an injury. TMZ also notes that Lohan switched seats with her passenger shortly after the accident. (Lohan, of course, insists through a friend that she didn't hit anyone.)

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