Arnold Schwarzenegger, 74, is involved in car accident after he plows his GMC Yukon SUV into a Toyota Prius and seriously injures female driver on Sunset Boulevard
- Arnold Schwarzenegger was involved in a car accident on Friday afternoon
- Actor, 74, was driving a black Yukon SUV when he collided with a red Prius
- Black Yukon SUV ended up on top of the Prius before rolling into a white Porsche
- Schwarzenegger was said to be uninjured but the driver of the Prius was taken to the hospital with injuries
The former governor, 74, was driving a GMC Yukon SUV about half a mile from his home in Brentwood, when it smashed into a red Prius at 5pm. The impact of the crash was so severe that airbags deployed as a result of the collision.
The star’s SUV then started to roll onto a white Porsche Cayenne that was directly behind Schwarzenegger’s.
Law enforcement say they believe the accident was the fault of the Terminator actor who was attempting to make a left turn but did not wait for a left-turn arrow.
Arnold Schwarzenegger could be seen standing next to his SUV following a crash on Friday
The actors car slammed into a red Prius, while a white Porsche can be seen have rear ended the black SUV
Schwarzenegger can be seen making a statement to police at the scene of the crash
Arnold Schwarzenegger was involved in a car accident on Friday afternoon. He is pictured at the scene of the crash
The actor can be seen standing next to his GMC Yukon SUV and a red Toyota Prius with its airbags deployed
Pictures shot from a television news helicopter show the scene of the crash from above with several tow trucks on location
Police say Schwarzenegger was making a left turn while the traffic lights were still on red. He was not ticketed by police.
Images posted to social media show the offside driver’s wheel of his SUV firmly on the hood of the Prius when everything came to a stop.
The female driver was hurt in the crash and was seen to be bleeding heavily. She was taken by ambulance to hospital.
Schwarzenegger’s friend Jake Steinfeld was in the car at the time of the collision and could be seen in pictures.
Schwarzenegger could be seen standing next to his car with debris from the crash scattered all around
Jake Steinfeld of Body By Jake fame was could also be seen at the scene of the accident
Schwarzenegger’s GMC Yuckon can be seen on a tow truck at the scene of the accident on Friday night
One eyewitness told TMZ that it looked like a stunt from from a movie.
Schwarzenegger appeared to be okay and was seen standing next to his vehicle talking to police officers.
A witness corroborated with the account made by police explaining how the Prius appeared to be making a left turn onto Sunset Boulevard while Schwarzenegger was making a turn in the opposite direction when the two cars smashed into one another.
The accident comes exactly ten years after Schwarzenegger split from his estranged wife, Maria Shriver. The couple’s divorce was finalized on Tuesday.
Schwarzenegger is seen getting into his GMC Yukon in os Angeles, California earlier this month