Lindsay Lohan arrested over hit and run claim

Updated: Sep 19, 2012, 18:28 PM IST

New York: Actress Lindsay Lohan has been arrested for allegedly clipping a pedestrian with her car and fleeing the scene.

The 26-year-old was detained by police officers here after the low-speed accident in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, reports

Lohan was pulling her Porsche Cayenne into a parking space in downtown Manhattan when she collided with a man standing nearby, hitting his knee, reports

As a passenger in the car checked the damage, Lohan is alleged to have walked to her nearby hotel, prompting a witness to call cops.

Officers arrived at the location and arrested Lohan outside the hotel, and she was later booked for leaving the scene of an accident. She has since been released from custody.