Celebs have the best and the worst luck at times. The worst being they were involved in accidents that were super publicized in the media. The best being that almost all these celebs managed to escape their wrongdoings.
She is a Tennis Star adored by many fans worldwide. She is an icon of perseverance and dedication. But the sportswoman is also responsible for the death of a man. She was driving in Palm Beach Garden, Florida when she sped into an intersection illegally. Her car was totaled after another car hit it and T-boned it. The driver of the other car survived but the other person in the car – the driver’s husband, was sent to the ICU. He died two weeks later in the hospital.
This was one incident that shook the whole nation. Fans were enraged that a celeb managed to get away with it. Caitlyn Jenner, the reality TV star and Olympian, was involved in an accident in February 2015. He rear-ended a car that pushed it right into the busiest stretch of traffic. The car was then hit by a Hummer. One person died while seven others were injured. Jenner managed to escape much of the legal proceedings by claiming she was being chased by journalists at the time. After a blood test showed she was not inebriated, Jenner’s case of innocence only grew stronger.
We all know how this story ended. Alec Baldwin was using what he assumed to be a prop gun on the sets of Rust in new Mexica – October 21, 2021. The gun turned out to be a real one and was loaded. Baldwin accidentally shot a bullet and it hit crew member Halyna Hutchins. She died on the spot. Authorities are still investigating what kind of projectile killed her. Baldwin, wrought with guilt,. is doing whatever he can to cooperate with the police. The sets of Rust have been tense ever since the heinous incident.
The billionaire was considered a pioneer and visionary in the 1920’s and 1930’s. He was that era’s Elon Musk. But his life was not totally squeaky clean. Howard Hughes did have his fair share of controversies. In the year of 1936, the billionaire tycoon hit a pedestrian on the street with his car. The person died on the spot. Hughes was not charged with any crime due to the accident. The investigation that happened is often termed as a joke, ignoring vital evidence for the sake of Hughes walking free. Turns out if you hail from the celebs clan and you have money, you are invincible!!
The Texan actor pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter for a drink and drive accident in the year 2007. The accident ended up killing the co-passenger in his car. Garrison also sustained some major injuries. The blood alcohol test revealed the Jail Break actor had an alcohol level that was the twice the permissible legal limit. To top it off, the blood test revealed he had been doing cocaine while he was driving. A problem with many celebs these days.
You may know her from School Ties and the hit soap opera Melrose Place. She portrayed Sandy Harling in the first season of the show. She is currently nowhere to be found in the entertainment world because she is currently in deep waters. Locane was driving her car in 2010 when she hit another vehicle. The accident killed a 60 year old woman and seriously injured her husband, both in the other car at the time. It was later revealed that Locane was driving under the influence of alcohol way over the legally allowed limit. She was accused of vehicular homicide and sentenced to 2.5 years in prison. The family of the deceased have challenged the verdict.