David Beckham Involved in Freeway Car Accident

The athlete rear-ended a stalled car, officials tell PEOPLE

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David Beckham was involved in a minor car accident on Friday near Torrance, Calif., the California Highway Patrol tells PEOPLE.

The soccer star was traveling south on the 405 Freeway Friday morning when he rear-ended a stalled vehicle.

“Mr. Beckham’s black Cadillac SUV collided with the rear of a gold Mitsubishi in the carpool lane,” says Jennifer Connolly, spokesperson for California Highway Patrol. The driver of the Mitsubishi, who complained of minor neck pain, was taken to a hospital.

Beckham, 36, was not injured in the accident. He wasn’t cited or arrested, officials say.

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