Chris Brown has been cleared of hit-and-run charges. The star pleaded not guilty to giving false insurance information and refusing to hand over his licence after a crash in California in May. The judge said Brown had reached a civil compromise with the other driver and City News Service says the misdemeanor was dropped Thursday. Brown didn’t attend the hearing.
Brown claims he traded insurance information with the woman after his Range Rover struck her Mercedes in Toluca Lake, Calif., in May.
His attorney says he accidentally gave the woman the wrong insurance information. Mark Geragos also says insurance covered the $800 in damage to the Mercedes
City prosecutor Patrick Hiscocks objected to the dismissal, saying Brown was still on probation at the time of the crash for assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.