LOS ANGELES — Three months after authorities announced they crashed into a Beverly Hills home, Los Angeles prosecutors on Friday charged former Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson with reckless driving charges.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed a misdemeanor count of reckless driving against the actor and author, but did not provide details of the March 4 crash in Beverly Hills.
“We believe Mr. Davidson drove recklessly and was ultimately involved in a serious crash into a home,” the prosecutor’s office wrote. “Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in this clash.”
Davidson’s arraignment is scheduled for July 27, and his attorney and the Beverly Hills Police did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Prosecutors used the high-profile case to highlight the “catastrophic consequences” of reckless driving.
“Los Angeles traffic fatalities in 2022 have reached the highest level in 20 years,” the agency said in a statement. “This is an alarming trend that cannot be ignored. As a result, it is vital that all allegations of reckless driving are taken seriously and those responsible are held to account.”
Davidson’s latest show, “Bupkis,” debuted at Peacock last month.
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