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David Arquette in Head-On Car Accident

3/4/2011 7:13 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

David Arquette was just involved in a head-on collision and he's injured ... TMZ has learned.

David Arquette Car Accident

David was driving in West Hollywood just a few minutes ago ... when his car veered into oncoming traffic.

David is lying on the ground right now -- bleeding --  as fire trucks are racing to the scene.

David Arquette Car Accident Video
A witness tells TMZ ... David was behind a car that stopped suddenly.  David then swerved to the left to avoid hitting the car and went into oncoming traffic.  David slammed into a car going in the opposite direction.

David was driving a silver Cadillac.

David Arquette Car Crash Pics
We're told David was on his way to Burbank airport to board a private jet which was going to Las Vegas, for the grand opening of Sugar Factory -- a candy store at the Paris Hotel.  He was supposed to attend a party hosted by Kim Kardashian.

UPDATE: He's being taken away by ambulance right now.

UPDATE 3:13 PM PT: Authorities now say the drivers of both vehicles suffered minor to moderate injuries.

Story developing ...


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Hope he has a speedy recovery.

1298 days ago

Sad sad    

Matt take a pill. Fine meaning he is not going to die. Relax.

1298 days ago


distracted driving only works under certain cir***stances

1298 days ago


I am so glad this happened after rehab, but, I'm very sorry its happened at all. I did feel a little weirded out be the picture of David. Kinda like I'm invading his privacy. I feel bad for that and I pray for him and Harvey (with his tmz clan) that were in the other car. I just hope noone's too badly injured.

1298 days ago

And thats the truth    

WOW I guess most of you did not BOTHER to actually READ the 5 sentences to this story. A person in front of him slammed on their brakes, he swurved to the left to keep from hitting them and he hit a car head on. Nothing to do with drinking or a suicide attempt.

The person who stopped unexpectedly in front of him was probably texting or on the phone. Apparently not paying attention, kind of like some of the readers of this story.

1298 days ago


Funny, I don't see a scratch, a mark or any blood on him at all. Has Arquette got a job or is he out of work in pop culture generation bohemian psycho? Is this a wag the dog stunt to make news? Nah...

1298 days ago


God bless you, David. I know several people that have made similar reactionary mistakes when they saw a car suddenly stopped in front of them. This is a bad one. I hope somebody called Courtney right away...

1298 days ago


Oh wow!!!! Sure hope everyone's okay.

1298 days ago


Obviously, it was the fault of the guy in front of him for suddenly stopping short. Either way, someone was going to get hit in that scenario. I hope they know the guy who was driving the front car, for insurance and everything else.

Praying that everyone involved is safe and in good condition.

1298 days ago


I'd say this is one lucky dude getting out a party hosted by KK. God must be watching over him.

1298 days ago


That's sad

1298 days ago


"Obviously, it was the fault of the guy in front of him for suddenly stopping short...."
Posted at 4:01 PM on Mar 4, 2011 by abchjk7


1298 days ago


Lovin the hate :/ Poor guy is gettin his life back together. Hope hes ok and the other driver and occupants aswell

1298 days ago

Uncle BERNIE    

Quick! Get a red carpet there ASAP!

1298 days ago


tmz has the pics..they were probably the cause of the wreck

1298 days ago
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