1:10 PM PT: Tyler is claiming the crash was caused after he briefly fell asleep at the wheel following a late-night music session. He also showed a picture of his face, and revealed that he is unscathed from the wreck.
He writes, “My big doopy ass usually goes to sleep at 10:30 … and guess who wanted to finish music super late and dosed off for a few seconds while driving home,” adding, “im a dumb ass bitch but lil mama don’t have a scratch I’m lucky.”
The hip-hop star also thanked Elon Musk for the airbags in his Tesla Model X.
Tyler the Creator was involved in an accident early Thursday morning when he drove his Tesla Model X into a parked car on Sunset Blvd.
The crash happened around 12:30 AM according to the LAPD, and the “See You Again” rapper pushed the parked vehicle 50 feet into the street after the collision. His white Tesla appeared totaled.
Officials say no injuries were reported, but it’s unclear exactly how the rapper is doing after the incident.
Sources on scene of the accident tell The Blast Tyler seemed composed as police arrived on scene, and he quickly walked away as cameras began to notice the accident involved a celebrity. It’s unclear if a sobriety test was performed on the celebrity.
Witnesses at the accident didn’t notice anything crazy inside the star’s vehicle, other than a fur hat and some “nice clothes.”
Tyler was not arrested, and a police report was left on the victim’s car identifying the rapper as the owner of the Tesla. Photogs interviewed the man whose car was hit by Tyler, and he admits the entire thing is a bummer, but is excited for a “decent check” that he plans on receiving.
Both vehicles were later towed from the scene.
The Odd Future star, who just dropped a new version of “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” for the upcoming animated feature, has not yet commented on the accident.