Billie Piper ‘questioned by police’ over car accident

Billie Piper was reportedly involved in a road accident that 'seriously injured' a 16-year-old cyclist

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by Kayleigh Dray |
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Billie Piper, 31, was forced to pull out of her West End show just 15 minutes before it began last week, after her car allegedly collided with a teenage cyclist.

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The actress - who is best known as Rose Tyler in Doctor Who - is said to have been driving her car when it collided with a 16-year-old boy on a bicycle.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed: "We were called at 15.53 to reports of a road traffic collision involving a car and a bike on York Way.

"We sent a responder by car and an ambulance crew to the scene. We treated a boy reported to be 16 years old for a shoulder injury."

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They finished: "He was taken to University College Hospital."

Billie Piper was questioned by police over the incident, which left her shaken.
Billie Piper was questioned by police over the incident, which left her shaken.

According to the Mail on Sunday, she was travelling at under five miles per hour when she came into contact with the cyclist as she crossed Goods Way.

It is thought that the male teenager, who was apparently travelling downhill at some speed, crashed into the back of the car, and was subsequently thrown onto the ground.

A witness then dialled 999 and police soon arrived to take statements from Piper and onlookers at the scene of the accident.

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It is thought Billie's two children Winston, five, and Eugene, two, were in the back of the car when the accident took place.

Police have confirmed that an investigation is taking place into the collision, which occurred late on the afternoon of Tuesday 29th August.

Billie has yet to make any comment on the incident.

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