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,

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Comments (7)
  1. bounce says:

    So did both vehicles in the carpool lane have a single occupant? If that was the case, why weren’t the drivers cited?

  2. Shiggity says:

    well at least you know everything will be covered and probably toss in some free soccer tickets

  3. ambulance chaser says:


  4. BikeRider says:

    To Bounce, why the H would they be cited… One dude broke down…. the other dude plowed into him… They have a new term for this… it’s called… (wait for it)… an ACCIDENT!!! Here’s your sign…

  5. $$$$$$$$$$ says:

    HI, Im LARRY H PARKER been injured in an accident ? we’ll fight for you. i wonder how many lawyers were wating at the hospital?

    1. HollywoodSaint says:

      Larry Parker got me 2.1 million

  6. BD McGee says:

    I heard some dude was going down on Beckham while he was driving and that’s why he was distracted.

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