LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The Los Angeles District Attorney has charged actress Amanda Bynes with two counts of misdemeanor hit-and-run.
The DA’s office confirms to CBS2 that the charges were filed Tuesday.READ MORE: Child, 18 Months, Killed in North Hills Crash; Driver Still At Large
On April 10, the actress allegedly rear-ended a BMW on the 101 Freeway and left the scene. But, city prosecutors rejected the case because of lack of evidence, according to TMZ.READ MORE: Bill Clinton Released From UCI Medical Center After 5 Nights
The actress was accused of another hit-and-run in August, which prompted authorities to reexamine the April incident.
If convicted, Bynes faces up to a year in jail. She is due in court for arraignment on Sept. 27 in Van Nuys.MORE NEWS: `Solidarity' Cited In New Deal For 40k Behind-the-Scenes Film & TV Workers
In June, the actress pleaded not guilty to DUI charges stemming from an April 6 arrest where she reportedly clipped a sheriff’s car in West Hollywood.