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Jimmy Kimmel Trashes His BMW in Head-On Collision En Route to Oscars Rehearsal

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel was involved in a pretty serious car accident along Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, trashing his BMW SUV in a head-on collision, per TMZ.

The accident, which caused no injuries, looks to actually have been Kimmel’s fault, with one witness reporting he was trying to make a left despite a “right turn only” sign being prominently displayed.

The crash occurred right in front of the infamous Chateau Marmont Hotel in West Hollywood. The above video shows Kimmel talking on his cellphone as he stands next to the driver of the Audi he crashed into, who also is speaking into a cellphone.

Kimmel was allegedly en route to a rehearsal for this year’s Academy Awards ceremony, which he will host for the second year in a row. Last year’s show was marked by a famous mixup, in which the film La La Land was mistakenly announced as winning the award for best picture, when Barry Jenkins-directed Moonlight was the actual winner.

The late night host has not commented on the matter.

Watch above, via TMZ.

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