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Sidney Poitier

Involved in Car Crash

3/31/2010 6:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

83-year-old Sidney Poitier was involved in a car accident on Sunset Blvd. earlier this week, TMZ has learned.

Sidney Poitier
A rep from the Beverly Hills PD tells TMZ the accident occurred Monday around 4 PM -- emergency vehicles responded to the scene.

A witness tells us it didn't appear that anyone was seriously injured in the wreck.

A rep for Poitier had no comment.

UPDATE: The Beverly Hills PD released a statement saying, "Poitier was driving a dark colored Mercedes Benz northbound when it collided with a dark colored Porsche."

According to cops, Poitier was not injured -- but a passenger in the Porsche was transported to UCLA Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

An investigation is underway.

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