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Justin Bieber sued after knocking over photographer

By | Published on Tuesday 16 April 2019

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber has been sued by a photographer who he clipped with the pick-up truck he was driving as he departed an LA theatre used by the Hillsong Church back in 2017. William Wilson argues that the pop star injured him through negligent driving.

According to The Blast, Wilson says that he was standing on the passenger side of the vehicle when Bieber accidentally knocked him over. At the time the musician spoke about how difficult it can be driving safely when your car is surrounded by photographers.

Bieber got out of his truck after hitting Wilson and waited with the snapper until an ambulance arrived. The local police department has also confirmed that the star “fully co-operated with officers” at the time and was not charged over the incident.

However, Wilson says he suffered permanent disability and emotional damage as a result of the injuries he suffered that day and now he wants Bieber held to account in the civil courts. Which basically means the photographer is seeking as yet unspecified damages.