UPDATED: ‘Mad Men’s’ January Jones Involved In Accident After Being Followed By Paparazzi
First Published: June 11, 2010 9:32 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- “Mad Men” star January Jones was involved in a vehicular collision in Los Angeles on Thursday night, Access Hollywood has confirmed.
A spokesperson for The Los Angeles Police Department told Access that the actress – who plays Betty Draper on the hit AMC series – lost control of her car at approximately 9 PM and hit two parked cars.
A witness told TMZ that before leaving the scene of the accident the actress allegedly said, “I can’t deal with this commotion.”
Police told Access that the actress walked half a block to her home and called 911 and then returned to the scene when police arrived. The actress said she was being followed by paparazzi, which she said caused her to lose control of her car.
According to TMZ, Jones was not cited or arrested, but her car was impounded as part of the investigation. Police also reportedly said no alcohol or drugs were involved in the incident.
A rep for Jones issued a statement to Access Hollywood on Friday night, concering the incident.
“While being followed by paparazzi, Ms. Jones struck two parked cars,” the statement to Access read. “She did not flee the scene; she left her license with a witness and walked to her nearby home to call the police. She immediately returned to the scene to speak with the police. No citation was issued, nobody was injured, there was no alcohol involved and there is no investigation pending.”
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