Lindsay Lohan Arrest: Accuser Says She REEKED of Booze; Surveillance Video Shows He's Totes Lying

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Lindsay Lohan's hit-and-run accuser says she reeked of booze when she love tapped him with her car and was popped for a hit-and-run earlier this morning.

The star is telling friends she had no idea she hit anybody and wasn't drunk in the least, and had no idea anything was going on until the cops arrested her.

Pretty much par for the course when you're dealing with her.

The short story: A minor traffic incident in NYC ended with Lindsay Lohan arrested and charged with a hit-and-run on a pedestrian shortly after midnight.

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Alleged victim Jose Rodriguez, a chef in NYC, spoke with the NY Daily News following the crash, saying LiLo was slurring words and "smelled like alcohol real bad."

Police say they don't believe LiLo was drunk at the time of the arrest outside the Dream Hotel, however they acknowledge that LL did not take a breathalyzer test.

Rodriguez said he'd just left work at Bottega restaurant when all of the sudden "[I] saw this car come real quick and hit me. ... I was in so much pain, I fell to the side."

He claims he was taken to Bellevue Hospital and treated for torn tendons, with doctors giving him morphine to deal with the pain. Anyone out there buying this?

Lindsay's not, and hotel surveillance video may back her up.

The footage shows the entire incident, starting with Linds driving into the hotel, down a ramp, and alleged victim walking in the pedestrian path she had to cross.

Her car was traveling at a very slow speed and it's unclear if she even made contact with him, though one police detective felt Lindsay's car "grazed" his leg.

Once Lindsay cleared the area and proceeded down a ramp, the video shows the alleged victim sprinting after her ... supporting his claim that Lohan tagged him.

At the same time, this doesn't bolster his own account that he hit the deck and suffered torn tendons. It does not appear he confronted the star at the hotel.

When Lindsay got out of the car, she didn't seem flustered at all. In addition, sources say she was at a Slash concert prior to this, and was not drinking there.

Lohan was backstage watching Slash and there was no booze served, since the rocker doesn't drink. She left there at 11:30 and (allegedly) hit the guy at 12:12.

That gives Lindsay 42 minutes to leave the show and go a mile and a half in NYC traffic ... not exactly time for her to go out, get sloshed, then get in the car.

Basically, it's unclear if Lindsay hit the guy or what consequences she might face if she did, but it looks like he's lying or at least exaggerating what went down.

Why she can't just get a driver is an open question, though. Some people should just not be behind the wheel of a car. How many times can this happen?!?

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Some of you must be smoking crack! Lindsay Lohan is a complete fuck-up and should be in jail. She's no saint. She's a narcissistic bitch.

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Didn't she also clip some woman in a crosswalk in West Hollywood? Her license should have been revoked years ago, but the crooked cops and judges keep letting her off. The cops didn't even test her for alcohol even though the victim said she reeked of booze. She has no regard for anybody because she knows the law does not apply to her. The cops, the judges, and the media will always protect her. It's sickening. She and her whole family are trash.

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WOW THG THE GIRL IS INNOCENT BT U HAVE TO WRITE SOME PEOPLE DONT NEED TO DRIVE REALLY I HOPE SOMEBODY FOLLOWS U AROUND 24/7 SO WE ALL CAN SEE HOW MUCH U FUCK UP

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Hang in there Lindsay. This guy sounds like a crook wanting his 15 minutes of fame plus some of your money. I wonder how much he got for this "story?" It sounds very fishy. Hold your head up and keep clean. You are doing a great job.

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This story just doesn't make sense. The guy claims that she hit him and fled scene...but he says that she was slurring her words and reeked of booze? When was he close enough to smell what she reeked of?
And then it says the video showed him "sprinting" after her after she allegedly hit him...How could he sprint after her if she hit him him and he suffered from torn tendons? Also, he even said after he was "hit" that he was in so much pain he fell to his side...if he was in so much pain, why does the video show him running? This makes NO sense. I'm never on Team LiLo, but this story doesn't add up. Sounds like this guy is just looking for a paycheck.

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I think she should never have been given her license back. Why is it that only famous people get it back when anyone else who has DUI's or drugs etc. they don't! And they spend time in jail, fines etc. I am sick and tired of dumb people, just because they are on T.V., get off so easily? Why? It is completely no justice at all! When she kills someone, will she get a month in jail? She is a D list actress who is steals and people still what to hang with her? Again, I don't get it. Any ordinary person would never get away half of what these people do and it makes you sick of them. Even Katie Holmes, to be the face of Bobbie Brown...Please! Like she needs the money right...Give it to a model

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I think she should never have been given her license back. Why is it that only famous people get it back when anyone else who has DUI's or drugs etc. they don't! And they spend time in jail, fines etc. I am sick and tired of dumb people, just because they are on T.V., get off so easily? Why? It is completely no justice at all! When she kills someone, will she get a month in jail? She is a D list actress who is steals and people still what to hang with her? Again, I don't get it. Any ordinary person would never get away half of what these people do and it makes you sick of them. Even Katie Holmes, why Bobbie Brown

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You know what LiLo is trying really hard to stay away from jail...but than all you haters just can't stand the fact that she's strong enough to be a saint!!

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People are just waiting for her to screw up that they are now making shit up. Don't worry people - the real screw ups will happen soon enough.

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