UPDATE: Nicole left the scene of the accident in another friend's Range Rover. She is currently at Cedars Sinai, Joel Madden was just spotting arriving.
Police sources tell RadarOnline.com that the paparazzo that hit Nicole is Eduardo Arrivabene and he does not have a drivers license, he has been arrested for driving without a license.
RadarOnline.com has learned that Nicole Richie, and an unidentified male passenger, were involved in a car crash Monday in Beverly Hills.
The accident occurred at 2pm at 9400 Wilshire Blvd, the police are towing her car right now.
Richie, who was driving, was rear ended by an unlicensed driver who was working as a paparazzi. His car has since been impounded and he has been cited.
Richie refused to be transported to the hospital, despite being injured and in pain, insisting instead that she would seek her own medical help.