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Dina Lohan, the mother of actress Lindsay Lohan, was arrested on January 12, 2020 after an alleged drunken hit-and-run collision. Reportedly, the accident happened on Long Island after the “Celebrity Big Brother” star finished dinner at Outback SteakHouse. According to police, the 57-year-old crashed her 2020 Mercedes-Benz into another vehicle and fled the scene.
Lohan was followed to her home by the other driver who had called 911 following the incident. Nassau County police claim that when approached, Lohan had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, and alcohol on her breath. The report mentions that when Lohan exited her vehicle, she was unable to walk and fell to the ground. Lohan, however, claims that she was pushed to the ground by the officer.
This is not Lohan’s first instance with the law. In 2014, she was charged with a felony DUI after driving drunk on Long Island’s Northern State Parkway. Lohan was charged with four violations, including leaving the scene of an accident and driving without a license.
The state of California does not take hit-and-run accidents lightly. Depending on the damage, the crime could carry a minimum of 6 months jail time, as well as heavy fines. If there are no injuries involved, the crime is considered a misdemeanor. However, if someone is injured the fine can reach up to $10,000 and may result in a sentence of four years.
After suffering a hit-and-run accident, if necessary, it is recommended to move your car to a safe location and seek medical attention. It is also important to note every detail that you can about the opposing driver and their vehicle, including:
If you have sustained injuries in the city of Los Angeles or surrounding areas as a result of an accident, a personal injury attorney at our firm can help you recover financial compensation for the losses you have suffered, including medical bills, property damage, lost wages, loss of consortium, emotional distress and pain and suffering. We have offices in Glendale, Bakersfield, Irvine, Beverly Hills, Long Beach, Riverside, Pasadena, San Bernardino, Woodland Hills, and Solana Beach. Our offices specialize in: