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Benedict Cumberbatch SLAPPED In The Face By Cyclist Following Car Accident

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Apr. 15 2019, Updated 3:43 p.m. ET

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A routine drive turned physical for Benedict Cumberbatch. Following an alleged car accident in the Isle Of Wight, UK, the Avengers: Endgame star was slapped in the face by a cyclist.

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According to reports, in September 2018, Benedict, 42, was allegedly driving a green Lamborghini that hit cyclist Michael “Scooby” Lawrence on the arm.

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Following the collision, an enraged Michael, 63, got up from the ground and allegedly delivered the blow.

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A friend of Michael described the gory aftermath. “The car totally ruptured Michael’s arm,” he said. “There was blood everywhere.”

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He also claimed the former Sherlock star got off easy with just a slap. “That posh actor was lucky he didn’t throw a punch,” he said.

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At the time of crash, Michael reportedly had no idea who Benedict was. “Scooby said he nearly had a heart attack when he learned the truth,” the friend explained.

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After the accident, once both parties had calmed down, the Dr. Strange star offered Michael a change of clothing, water to clean his injury, and a ride to the closest hospital. Though Benedict reportedly went to authorities following the accident, he didn’t press charges against Michael.

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However, the friend claimed that Michael is allegedly thinking about seeking some financial compensation of his own. If successful, he could reportedly receive a payout of up to £20,000.

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