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Jennifer Lopez Okay After Car Accident: Singer Rear-Ended By Drunk Driver With Her Kids And Leah Remini In Vehicle

By Ashley Griggs | September 29, 2014 12:33 AM EDT


It was a traumatic weekend for Jennifer Lopez. The singer was reportedly involved a car accident on Saturday, Sept. 27, when a drunk driver rear-ended her in Los Angeles.

Even worse, JLo's children and her best friend Leah Remini, who was driving, were in the car at the time of the accident. Thankfully, no one involved in the crash was injured.

According to PEOPLE, Lopez was waiting at a red light on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, CA when another car rammed into the back of hers. Lopez's twins Max and Emme, 6, as well as Remini's daughter Sofia, 10, were in the backseat at the time of the accident.

Lopez indicated in a message on Instagram, posted later that day, that she exchanged words with the driver, who was found to be under the influence of alcohol.

"Sitting at a light, Riding high right before some drunk fool rear ended us in my new whip!!! Thank god everyone ok!!! #GRATEFUL #THANKYOUGOD #DontdrinkandDrive!!!! #cursedthatfoolout #theBronxcameout #dontmesswithmycocnuts #mamabear #leahstayedcalm #thatwasweird," Lopez wrote, alongside the photo of her and Remini.

The drunk driver allegedly began the exchange of insurance information with Lopez and Remini, but then jumped back in his truck and fled the scene.

The Malibu Police department soon tracked the culprit down, however.

Lopez and Remini, who were taking their children to a Demi Lovato concert in Los Angeles, had posted a few photos of their outing just before the collision.

In addition to the pic with her bestie, Lopez shared a sweet snap of the three kids in the backseat.

These three cuties make my day!! #Coconuts #Sofia #lunchwthekiddies #bigpimpin' #brooklynindahouse," Lopez captioned the Instagram photo.

TMZ reports that the driver has been arrested for a DUI as well as a hit and run.

Tagged :  Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini, jlo, car accident


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