Russell Brand left shaken after car crash

Updated: Aug 02, 2010, 16:24 PM IST

London: British comedian Russell Brand escaped with minor injuries after a heavy truck crashed into the back of his new car.

The comedian was "shell-shocked as the truck ploughed into the back of his 150,000 pound Lamborghini Superleggera, cause a damage of 6,000 pound, the Mirror reported.

According to the witnesses, the 35-year-old actor was trapped in the passenger`s seat and had to climb out the driver`s door.

Brand, who is engaged to singer Katy Perry, was returning from the set of his new film `Arthur` in New York when the accident happened.

"The whole incident was pretty terrifying. Russell was very shaken. He refused to go to A&E despite severe bruising on his arm and cuts. He`s gutted as he`d only just taken loan of the car."

Brand`s mother Barbara has flew out from London to be with the actor as fiancee Katy Perry is performing at the MTV World Stage Live event in Malaysia.