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'Indiana Jones' star Shia LaBeouf arrested for DUI
Shia LaBeouf was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving today after an early morning car accident in which he was injured, authorities said.
The "Indiana Jones" star was the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a 3 a.m. collision in Hollywood, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. Scott Wolf said.
"It was immediately apparent to officers responding on the scene that LaBeouf was intoxicated and he was subsequently placed under arrest," Wolf said.
LaBeouf was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he was being treated for a minor head injury and injuries to his left hand and a knee, Wolf said. A woman passenger in LaBeouf's car and the driver of the other vehicle were not seriously injured.
Wolf said LaBeouf, 22, was booked then released for misdemeanor DUI.
Wolf did not know the identities of the woman or the other driver.
The accident occurred when LaBeouf, who was headed northbound on La Brea Avenue, tried to make a left turn onto Fountain Avenue, Wolf said. A collision occurred and LaBeouf's car rolled over.
The cause of the crash remained under investigation and Wolf did not have additional details.
Two of LaBeouf's publicists did not immediately return calls seeking comment today. Neither did two attorneys listed as having represented LaBeouf.
LaBeouf has been working as an actor for 10 years. He starred on the Disney Channel series "Even Stevens," starred in last year's "Transformers," and this year appears opposite Harrison Ford in "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull."
LaBeouf has had previous brushes with the law, but each was relatively harmless -- to the point that they reinforced his image as a Hollywood good-guy with an edge.
In November, he was charged with misdemeanor criminal trespassing after a drunken a confrontation with security guards in a Chicago Walgreens.
He later told David Letterman on the "Late Show": "Drinking and driving is one thing, but drinking and shopping ... it's just as bad."
Prosecutors dropped charges because Walgreens Co. and a security company indicated they didn't want to continue the case.
LaBeouf was separately cited in February for smoking where he shouldn't in Burbank, but a judge later dismissed the charge.