Shia Refused to Flee Accident Site01/08/2008
“Shia was tending to the other people in the car, signing over information, like insurance and stuff, and basically, I overheard the guy tell him, ‘You should just get out of here and go,’ and Shia said, ‘Nah, man. I gotta deal with this. My license plate, it's my car. I don't wanna go; I gotta deal with this,’” Perrulli said. According to the eyewitness, the driver in the other vehicle told the Transformers star that he would cover for him when police arrived.
“The guy Shia hit told him, ‘You should get outta here,’ and ‘I never saw you,’” Perrulli claimed. “He said, ‘I never saw you,’ and Shia said, ‘No, man, I gotta stay here and deal with this. It's my problem.’”
Though authorities claimed that the young actor appeared to them to be intoxicated after partying at a nightclub, Perrulli said that LaBeouf seemed more “disoriented and shocked than drunk.”
Police now say that LaBeouf was not responsible for the crash, believing that the accident occurred because the other car ran a red light.
Source: The Celebrity Cafe