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Chris Brown Car Accident

Paps Call BS

We Didn't Cause the Crash!

2/10/2013 12:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

crash_scene_launch_wmChris Brown's single car accident yesterday afternoon left his car totaled and the wall he hit shattered in pieces ... but the paparazzi on the scene are calling BS on Chris' story that it was their fault.

Brown's rep released a statement yesterday claiming he was cut off by two photographers and blamed the accident on "aggressive pursuit by the paparazzi." The photos above show the aftermath of the crash with Chris talking to cops and his car being towed away.

TMZ spoke with Chris Doherty, owner of INF, the photo agency that employed all the photographers on scene. He tells us that he is positive his photogs "had nothing to do with Chris Brown crashing."

Doherty says his photogs arrived AFTER Chris crashed, telling TMZ, "No photographers were following him at the time he crashed ... He crashed his car and it’s convenient for him to blame us. He needs to be careful with his defamatory statements."

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Doherty also says his photogs were interviewed on scene by police who "appeared to be satisfied" the photogs were not the cause of the accident.

A spokesman for the Beverly Hills PD would not comment on the accident beyond the press release sent out yesterday:

"On February 9, 2013 at approximately 1203pm, entertainer Chris Brown was involved in a solo, non-injury traffic collision in the 600 Block Bedford Drive/Camden Drive alley. Mr. Brown was the driver of the vehicle and collided with a wall. Brown stated that he was being chased by paparazzi causing him to lose control of his vehicle. Brown's Black Porsche was towed from the scene at his request."

A rep for Brown tells TMZ they are considering a lawsuit over the crash.

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236 COMMENTS

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61.

really    

the reason you don't see the air bags deployed...... simple, the no talent d*ckhead's buck teeth punctured the bag. somebody please put this woman beating p*ssy to sleep. your move Dorner

569 days ago
62.

Anya    

LMAO What a jerk !!

569 days ago
63.

Rizzo    

Had this been celeb that wasn't notorious the cops may have confiscated all the paps gear to check for pics prior to the crash. But because he is Chris Brown the paps got a pass.

569 days ago
64.

SC Girl    

Dude looks effin Anorexic...he might wanna try layin off the Blow for a minute or two...he hit that wall because he was more than likely loaded...it's the only explanation for smacking into a wall in broud day light with no one else around...paparazzi my A$$!

569 days ago
65.

Starbuck'd    

at least fool didn't run off, but stayed to talk to po.lice

569 days ago
66.

Gloryg7    

Oh yes and the paps are the bastions of truth! Puhleez!!!

569 days ago
67.

mary    

i dont care for him, but so many people dislike him that no matter what happens, he will always be the bad guy. even if he is telling the truth and had eye witness, he will still be in the wrong. because he is disliked.

569 days ago
68.

jamesarbuckle    

Have you seen a russian guy on crane without protection, really scary video, LINK: u.to/Z_DeA (press SKIP after 5 sec.)

569 days ago
69.

swack    

"In an effort to remove himself from the situation, he began to back down an alley at which point his was cut off by two additional vehicles." - this is a statement that his rep gave yesterday. First, if he "began to back down the alley", how did he crash the front end of his car. Second, if he was "cut off by two additional vehicles", how was he going to get out of the alley? The statement by his rep makes no sense. I don't care who you are, if you are seriously being chased by someone, then you need to get on the phone immediately to 911. JMO.

569 days ago
70.

MrsB    

up tweekin and wrecked his sh*t

569 days ago
71.

Will    

Really, the car isn't even close to being "Totalled"... Let the "Little Load Mouth Bitch" keep whining... I can see a CDoC "Jumpsuit" waiting for this woman beating "A"Hole...

569 days ago
72.

oink    

I believe Chris was on a drug buy run or a prostitute pickup. why was he in back alleys?

569 days ago
73.

Bren    

Not surprised people would believe the paps over chris brown. People please get a life. Is there nothing else you can focus on other than chris brown.

569 days ago
74.

bernergirl    

If he was lying about community service, the Frank Ocean fight, and if someone wouldn't have called the cops on him and Rihanna he would have lied on that as well....so why should we believe his statement on this???? Remember he was on his way to a charity event....that us an informal charity event...even if it were a golf event, he looks like a bum.

569 days ago
75.

Vote2012    

What do you expect when the music industry hands over millions of dollars to these no talent so called music stars? This is the life they live, drugs, jail, car crashes, courtrooms, fights etc...this is what we now called talent in this country. It shows how sick this country has become.

569 days ago
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