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Chris Brown crashes car while evading paparazzi

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / FEBRUARY 2012Chris Brown accepted the award for best R&B album for "F.A.M.E." during the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman said Monday that the agency expects to close its investigation into a fight between Brown and Ocean last month due to online comments Ocean recently posted stating he was not interested in pressing charges against Brown.
    ASSOCIATED PRESS / FEBRUARY 2012
    Chris Brown accepted the award for best R&B album for "F.A.M.E." during the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman said Monday that the agency expects to close its investigation into a fight between Brown and Ocean last month due to online comments Ocean recently posted stating he was not interested in pressing charges against Brown.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. » Police in Beverly Hills say Chris Brown escaped injury after crashing his Porsche into a wall while being chased by paparazzi.

Lt. Lincoln Hoshino said the collision occurred around noon Saturday. Brown told police that he lost control of his black Porsche during the chase.

Hoshino said police will investigate the incident. He said he didn’t know whether the paparazzi in the pursuing vehicles have been identified.

A call to Brown’s lawyer was not immediately returned.

The crash came a day before the Grammy Awards, where Brown is up for best urban contemporary album.

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