Beckham OK After Crash On 405 Freeway In Torrance

TORRANCE (CBS) — David Beckham was involved in a crash on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Torrance, the California Highway Patrol confirmed Saturday.

The crash, which occurred about 9:15 a.m. Friday, took place in the carpool lane on the southbound 405 south of Artesia Boulevard.

According to the CHP, Beckham’s Cadillac struck a gold Mitsubishi vehicle which had broken down in the carpool lane.

The soccer superstar was not hurt, but the Mitsubishi’s owner, identified only as a 40-year-old Los Angeles resident, was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrance with complaints of pain.

Beckham was not cited or arrested.

The crash was first reported by the celebrity entertainment Web site, TMZ.com.

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