Soccer's David Beckham in car accident, unhurt

Updated: 2011-05-08 07:28


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LOS ANGELES - Soccer star David Beckham was at the wheel of a Cadillac that struck another vehicle on a Los Angeles-area freeway, but he was not injured or cited in the collision, police said on Saturday.

Soccer's David Beckham in car accident, unhurt
Soccer player David Beckham looks up as he sits courtside prior to the Los Angeles Lakers playing the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 of their NBA Western Conference semifinal basketball playoff in Los Angeles, California May 2, 2011. [Photo/Agencies] 

Beckham was driving on Friday on the 405 Freeway in Torrance, about 20 miles (32 km) from downtown Los Angeles, when he struck a stalled Mitsubishi, the California Highway Patrol said.

The owner of the Mitsubishi, a 40 year-old Los Angeles man, complained of pain and was taken to a hospital, police said.

The English-born Beckham plays for the Los Angeles Galaxy professional soccer team. His wife, Victoria, is a former member of the Spice Girls group.



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