Pete Davidson has been charged with reckless driving, stemming from an accident earlier this year, Yahoo Entertainment has confirmed. THE Saturday Night Live alum was with girlfriend Chase Sui Wonders when he crashed a car into a Beverly Hills home; investigators believe he was speeding through the residential area.
“We believe Mr. Davidson engaged in reckless driving which ultimately resulted in his involvement in a serious collision with a house. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured as a result of this collision,” said a spokesperson for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office. said Friday. “We know that reckless driving can have devastating consequences. In 2022, road deaths in Los Angeles reached the highest levels seen in 20 years. This is an alarming trend that we cannot ignore. Therefore , it is crucial that we take all allegations of reckless driving seriously and hold those responsible accountable.”
The charge is a misdemeanor. A representative for Davidson, 29, did not immediately respond to Yahoo’s request for comment.
In March, Davidson was driving a Mercedes-Benz in the uptown area when he crashed into a house around 11 p.m. It’s unclear how the actor lost control of the vehicle, but sources told TMZ he jumped off the sidewalk and pulled out a fire hydrant before hitting the side of the house. Drugs and alcohol were ruled out as factors, law enforcement sources said at the time.
The artist, who currently plays a key role in Transformers: Rise of the Beastsis due to be indicted on July 27.