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Juliette Lewis 'Banged Up & Sore' After Hit & Run Accident


Oct. 7 2010, Published 4:57 a.m. ET

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Cape Fear star Juliette Lewis suffered minor injuries in a hit-and-run accident in Burbank, California Wednesday night, has confirmed.

A rep for Lewis, 37, released a statement to saying the actress "was leaving an event for her new film Conviction last night when the Town Car driving her home was broadsided by a hit-and-run driver.

"The Sedan Juliette was traveling in was completely totaled. Ms Lewis went to the hospital to be checked out and is a bit banged up and sore, but otherwise thankfully okay. She is now resting at home."

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Lewis did not need to be hospitalized overnight.

Police tell that they are still looking for the driver of the hit and run car, although they did find the vehicle ditched nearby; it's since been impounded.

Lewis has starred in dozens of studio and independent films; for her role as Danielle Bowden in 1992's Cape Fear, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.



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