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Lindsay Lohan

Arrested

Allegedly Fled Accident Scene

9/19/2012 9:00 AM PDT UPDATED: 9/19/2012 9:14 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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6:00 AM PT -- Lindsay is telling friends she had no idea she hit anybody and it wasn't until she came out and got arrested that she knew anything was going on.

As for the story about one of the passengers in her SUV getting out of the car and checking for damages, she says it never happened. Nobody ever got out of the car.

Lohan is calling the incident "really fishy" because the man didn't appear to have any visible injuries and feels she's the victim of a set up. She's not going to let the incident go and is planning on fighting it to the end.

7:03 AM PT -- Surveillance video of the Lindsay accident appears to show her accuser was exaggerating.

9:10 AM PT -- Lindsay's accuser says she was "slurring" her words and reeked of booze.

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Lindsay Lohan
was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident early this morning after allegedly clipping a pedestrian in downtown Manhattan ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Lindsay was pulling in to park her Porsche Cayenne near the Dream Hotel in downtown NYC when -- at a very low speed -- she allegedly hit the knee of a 30-something year old guy. That was around shortly after midnight.

We're told one of Lindsay's passengers in the SUV got out and checked the vehicle for damage, and then LiLo and co. went inside the hotel.

We're told someone called police while Lindsay was inside ... and when she walked out of the hotel -- around 2:30AM ET -- officers arrested her.

As Lindsay was taken into custody she frantically screamed, "Call my dad!  Call my dad!"

According to our sources ... Lindsay was taken to the station, fingerprinted, photographed and booked for leaving the scene of an accident -- a misdemeanor -- and then released with a desk appearance ticket ... meaning she did not have to pay bail before release.

We're told alcohol was not involved.

We're told the alleged victim was hospitalized ... however, he was not knocked down or dragged, and didn't have any visible injuries.

This arrest could absolutely trigger a probation violation in Lindsay's jewelry theft case because one of the conditions of probation is she OBEY ALL LAWS.

Even without a conviction, Judge Stephanie Sautner -- the judge in the jewelry theft case -- could haul Lindsay's butt into court if there's probable cause to believe she committed a crime.

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346.

amanda perez    

Thats what you get, she should have kept her mouth shut about Amanda B. She will get hers too. You people make millions of dollars- HIRE A DRIVER!!!!

703 days ago
347.

Jo Seney    

GET A DRIVER CLEARLY YOU CAN AFFORD IT!

703 days ago
348.

leavekevinalone!    

OUCH that bynes!

703 days ago
349.

Marko    

She is The perfect person to pull a personal injury scam on.

703 days ago
350.

VastLeftWing Conspriacy    

"Boil, Boil, Toil, and Trouble!". Boy, those witches were right. Lindsay needs to stay away from the Brew joints. It seems those elixers only get the girl in deep with the law!

703 days ago
351.

Russell41    

No morals, above the law, ignorant, self absorbed and she's a democrat, what do you expect.

703 days ago
352.

eastcoastelliott    

slow newsday TMZ ! go find something better then this $hit ! how is OJ doing these days

703 days ago
353.

Tina    

She is a moron and always will be, she needs to be punished just like everyone else.....

703 days ago
354.

Lilmonsterx    

They're all just out to get her, I feel sorry for her.

703 days ago
355.

Janice    

Lmao!! and shes over here talking crap about why amanda bynes yet shes the one that keeps adding to the fire....haha quit being in denial dumb a*** no one cares about your washed up life.

703 days ago
356.

kathy    

She just wants to be in the headlines again! God forbid, Amanda Bynes outshines her in the troubled girls department.. lol. Just lock her and Amanda Bynes up in a jail cell together and throw away the key!! So sick of hearing about their garbage!

703 days ago
357.

Wilsgon    

Why don't these rich people hire drivers? Stimulate the economy a little you cheap bastards!

703 days ago
358.

Fuzzlenutter    

Don't worry. She'll get her obligatory three minutes in jail again...

703 days ago
359.

vabb    

Hey Lindsay! Come on down to DC and take a wack at my POS Maxima. I need a new car.

703 days ago
360.

Andyconda    

Marshmellow Man...your list must be a mile long by now..
cant believe she hid in the club and then screamed for her daddy...not the wasted mom that was on Dr. Phil..but the Bible thumpre who thumps women on a steroid cocaine binge..
what a fcked up family.
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when FrankenALI gets back from the Korean whore house she will be devastated

703 days ago
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