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Lindsay Lohan Arrest

Surveillance Video

Shows Entire Incident

9/19/2012 7:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Surveillance video at The Dream hotel in NYC shows the guy who claims Lindsay Lohan struck him is grossly exaggerating his claim at the very least ... TMZ has learned.

Sources connected to the hotel tell us ... the video shows the entire incident and the aftermath.  Lindsay was driving into the hotel, down a ramp. The alleged victim was walking in the pedestrian path, which Lindsay had to cross.

The video shows Lindsay's car -- which is traveling at a crawl -- gets very close to the pedestrian but it's unclear if the vehicle makes contact. In fact, sources tell us ... 2 detectives came to the hotel early this morning and viewed the tape. One detective felt Lindsay's car "grazed" the back of the alleged victim's leg, but the other detective felt the car never made contact.

And it gets better. Once Lindsay clears the area and goes down a ramp, the video shows the alleged victim sprinting after her. The video shows the alleged victim does not get real close to Lindsay, and it doesn't appear that he confronted her, but it appears when he got down there he noticed it was Lindsay -- partly because she had drawn a crowd near the entrance to the club.

When Lindsay gets out of the car at the bottom of the ramp, she does not seem flustered or aware she may have hit someone.

Here's where it gets confusing. For some reason, Lindsay decided to leave the club minutes after arriving, got back in her car and left for a short time ... then came back.

Meanwhile, the alleged victim called 911 and was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

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46.

Jay    

Obsolete Obsolete Lindsay is in NYC so these charges are obsolete.
Little badges and little cuffs if your name is Lohan you can do whatever the f*k
Obsolete Obsolete Lindsay was just in a rush to get to her crack meet.

- Dina

681 days ago
47.

the_truth_hurts    

how does an unedumacated brotha like mineself gets a job wiff youz....I on da welfare and it aint gonna last much longa....hit mez up for a resume...I dun workdid at the KFC but gotz fired for stealin neck bone and hawt sauce

681 days ago
48.

LLsez    

Dina Lohan
@dinalohan Harvey@TMZ--u R so MEann..Linds wuz jest Flittin' around last nite. follow me!xxx0

681 days ago
49.

ketjo    

Nobody's rushing to judgment Delmar.
The facts are Lindsay was ARRESTED this morning for leaving the scene of a accident..period...which according to the rules of her probation agreement to OBY ALL LAWS OF THE LAND not just California but ALL LANDS which would include even NYC puts her in violation of that agreement....
The rest is speculation ..spin ...denial..and what ever else Lohan Inc can bring out of their usual bag of tricks ..Hell Delmar they have had plenty of practice using them...As if the NYC justice system is as easy to bribe and manipulate as LA's thats yet to be seen..but they Are going to try .....
The Cops didn't arrest her without probable cause.....

681 days ago
50.

kronenburg    

Look, I'm not Lilo fan, and I'm sure, given time, she'll do something ridiculous that'll land her back in the slammer, but this really does sound like much ado about nothing. Yes, she probably grazed him as she drove by, because she's clueless and narcissistic and probably didn't even realize other people exist outside her bubble. He probably got p-o'ed and gave chase, which tells me right away he wasn't hurt at all. Then when he saw it was Lilo exiting the car, dollar signs probably started appearing over his head and he thought he had a real shot at taking her down. Throw this case in the gutter and set Lindsay free to do something else really stupid but inifinitely more egregious that sends her away for good.

681 days ago
51.

DaveT    

Uh huh, as I said on the first article....Innocent ;)

681 days ago
52.

Nikki    

The View is on, and the table is talking about Blohan and her mother. Barbara Walters mentioned bein on the set of Liz and Dick. She also is not saying she did a inteview with Blo, just that she was on the set. So AGAIN, HELL(P) is a lair. There is NO interview for Blohan with Barbara

681 days ago
53.

Vinsetta    

Of course she was blitzed? Lindsay at 2:30 am, well any time of the day for her.

Lindsay Lohan arrested for allegedly leaving scene of car accident near Dream hotel
By LORENA MONGELLI, JESSICA SIMEONE and EMILY SMITH
Last Updated: 11:03 AM, September 19, 2012
Posted: 7:45 AM, September 19, 2012

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She just can't seem to stay out of trouble.
Starlet Lindsay Lohan was arrested early this morning in Manhattan after her SUV allegedly hit a pedestrian near the Dream Downtown Hotel.
Lohan was pulling her Porsche Cayenne into an alleyway between the Maritime and Dream Downtown hotels around 12:30 a.m. when she allegedly struck pedestrian Jose Rodriguez, 34.
Rodriguez was leaving his job as a line cook at the Maritime Hotel when Lohan tried to drive up a ramp in front of the nightclub.
"I just saw the car coming and I turned around,” Rodriguez told The Post.

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Lindsay Lohan last Thursday in New York.

The car hit his leg and "it hurt a lot," according to Rodriguez.
That’s when a heartless, can’t-be-bothered Loahn allegedly snapped at Rodriguez to get out of the way.
"She [Lohan] said, 'You gotta move,' " the victim said. "She went inside the club and another guy jumped in the car and drove off."
"Security tried to stop me from taking pictures of the car,” he added.
Lohan was arrested at her hotel at around 2:30 a.m.
She was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and causing injury.
The actress was taken to the 10th Precinct station house, given a desk-appearance ticket and released. Lohan will have to appear in court at a later date.
Rodriguez called 911 and was taken to Bellevue Hospital, complaining of knee pain.
The pedestrian said he believes Lohan was impaired but a man in the actress’ car insisted she wasn’t.
"I told [a second man who was with Lohan] 'She's drunk,' and he said, 'No, no. She's fine,” Rodriguez said.
"She was stumbling."
The crash didn’t break any bones, but Rodriguez said he has ligament damage that’ll require visits to a specialist.
He plans civil action against Lohan.
A rep for Lohan declined to immediately comment this morning.
This New York arrest could trigger a probation violation in Lohan's jewelry theft case.
Earlier this week, Linz seemingly complained that another hard-partying actress, former Nickelodeon star Amanda Bynes, was getting off easy compared to her.
Lohan, 26, had had multiple stints in jail and house arrest for booze, drugs, driving, shoplifting offenses and probation violations.
"Why did I get put in jail and a nickelodeon star has had NO punishment(s) so far? +," Lohan tweeted.
“These are the moments that I appreciate my life experiences, living without regrets and Disney for supporting me as an actress-night all.”
Lohan's mom Dina recently denied she was drinkingduring an interview with on the “Dr. Phil” show that aired Monday, in which she talked about her daughter's run-ins with the law.
The loopy hard-partying mom was at times incoherent and gave nonsensical answers to questions posed by TV shrink Phil McGraw’s questions.
At one point, Dina Lohan flipped a middle finger at Dr. Phil and cameras.


Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/lindsay_lohan_arrested_for_leaving_PQuZukIDUrwla5TXmsAkcK#ixzz26veBd4hR

681 days ago
54.

LLsez    

Blo's first phone call was to Vik...wonder what tidying this mess up will cost her with him?

681 days ago
55.

Sal    

she needs to stop driving, half of her troubles are due to the fact that she can't drive......

681 days ago
56.

Laura    

In this article, you said "here's where it gets confusing"-come on now, TMZ--it gets confusing as soon as Lindsay is involved in anything.

681 days ago
57.

alex    

this hotel is so architecturally interesting (spelling completely a guess)

681 days ago
58.

Nikki    

From the article in the post, sounds like Rodriguez is pressing charges, which means "Sticky Fingers Lohan" is FVKED! BIG time..

681 days ago
59.

CoolPhosphorescentShimmer    

It's not confusing at all. If the guy came up and said "you hit me!" then she was involved in an accident and she was under an obligation to wait for police to sort it out. She didn't. She left the scene, which is A CRIME. That's why she was arrested.

681 days ago
60.

ketjo    

Getting worse and worse .....So many lies and deversion spins....
Whats sticking out in my mind is her arragance..."get out of the way"...
the fact that she stopped long enough to speak to the man..and that they moved the car before the cops got there.. tell me they were scrambling to cover up...
Which means ...The COPS had CAUSE>>>

681 days ago
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