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Russell Crowe Clipped by Firetruck

10/15/2009 9:28 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Russell CroweA firetruck slammed into Russell Crowe's ride during a movie shoot in Pittsburgh yesterday -- problem is, it wasn't in the script.

Crowe and co-star Elizabeth Banks were shooting a scene inside a van, which was parked near a Pittsburgh fire station when a firetruck suddenly pulled out of a nearby station and banged into the front of the van, according to ABC 4.

There were no injuries -- except to the van. The front end was reportedly knocked off.


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Guess they should've made sure they weren't blocking emergency vehicles first!!

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The movie vehicle containing Banks and Crowe was not blocking an emergency entrance. It was parked where it was supposed to be for filming, by arrangement ... the fire truck driver has expressed it's embarrassment for the crash.

I'm glad no one was hurt.

1834 days ago

the a-hole    

TRUCK ACCIDENT!!! TMZEEEE!!! Ha Ha Ha!! A pickup truck with red IS a firetruck?!! That what YOU say TMZ!!! Vans and trucks and cars with people's faces (and others, too) look at Russel Crowe during a movie, but he knows this! SAW IT IN A MOVIE AND THEN IN A BOOK AT THE LIBRARY!!! THAT'S WHERE YOU GOT THIS STORY, TMZEEEE!!! AH HA HA HA!
Banged into the front??? You say what I know, but is that What???
Slammed into Russell Crowe's ride?! Shoots right; I'll say shoot, sure, but in Pittsburgh yesterday???? -- problem is, it wasn't in the script, OR WAS IT?!!! FOCCACIO!!! CHIBATTA!!
See, Russel Crowe is an AUSTRALIAN from HOLLYWOOD who likes it in a van of red near a Pittsburgh fire station, but according to "ABC 4"???? WHATS AN "ABC4"??? (TMZ, THAT DOESN'T MAKE ANY SENSE AND YOU ARE TALKING CRAZY, AGAIN!!!!) RICOTTA!!! REGATA!!!
Crowe and a co-star with a porn-star (who was in porn of fire and porn of ice) and his friend, Elizabeth Banks, leave there wears near a wearby gas station there by an Irish with the rusty sawblade... But THEN YOU SAY NO!! A BAH!!! Shooting IS A SCENE inside a van, DOWN BY THE LIBRAARY ,which was parked when pulled out!!! MY FRIEND WAS HURT THERE nearby the station and of the van! GET YOU STORY STRAIGHT TMZ!!!! NUAH!!!!

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hopefully you are right macca. id hate to see a film crew out of arrogance or ignorance block the path of an active fire station. could also have been a screw up by whoever said it was ok to film there. why would you want to film next to an active fire station, where a fire truck could come out blazing with its siren during filming?

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Love him! love his movies! cant wait for the next one! i jus hope they have chrome soda at the theater this time!

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Kooky and balls and o rly are perfect examples of why families shouldn't inbreed.

1834 days ago


It was on the local Pittsburgh news and radio as soon as it happened.

They pretty much said the same, he didn't get hit, just was a bit scared and that he "refused medical attention..", when offered.

Is it me or am I the only one who thinks it's funny how much people cater to celebrities? Half the time it's not even these celebrities who think they are a gift to the world, but it's the fans who kiss famous ass to a point where it sickening.

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