Another Amanda Bynes hit and run? Oh yeah. The former child star allegedly sideswiped another vehicle on Friday night while driving through Hollywood. When she didn't stop, the other driver called police and followed her, sources told gossip website TMZ.
Six cop cars and a helicopter finally caught up to the actress who claims to have not noticed that she hit the other vehicle. Officers believed her story, noting that the damage was so minimal it's possible she didn't feel the bump.
Though she wasn't cited for this hit and run, the actress is still in the running to lose her license.
If you recall the first Amanda Bynes hit and run, you'll remember that she was arrested for driving under the influence. In early April, she tried to pass a police car but ended up hitting it instead.
Rumor has it she refused to submit to a blood alcohol test at that time, and Radar Online reports that prosecutors plan to file refusal-related charges. Under California's implied consent law, such a refusal is supposed to result in an automatic 1-year license suspension.
Even if Bynes didn't refuse the test, a DUI conviction will make her license disappear for at least four months -- and possibly more. Back in March, she was pulled over for talking on her cell phone while driving, which is illegal in the state. While the officer wrote her a ticket, she fled the scene.
Both of Amanda Bynes' hit and runs and the March incident will make it very difficult for a judge to let her get back behind the wheel.
- Amanda Bynes Involved in Another Car Mishap (People)
- Implied Consent Laws (FindLaw)
- Amanda Bynes Side-Swipes Cop, Gets DUI, Passes on the Right (FindLaw's Los Angeles DUI Blog)