Lindsay Lohan facing charges in June car accident, reports say

Lindsay Lohan arrives at the Mr. Pink Ginseng Lindsay Lohan arrives at the Mr. Pink Ginseng Drink launch party in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2012) Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Santa Monica prosecutors will reportedly charge Lindsay Lohan this week with lying to police about a car accident this summer -- which may trigger a probation violation that could send the actress to jail.

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TMZ.com said Tuesday that the Santa Monica City Attorney's office will file a misdemeanor charge in relation to a June 8 crash in which Lohan's Porsche collided with an 18-wheel truck. Lohan told police she was not the car's driver, a point disputed by multiple witnesses, TMZ said.

Should the charge be filed, said RadarOnline.com, Los Angeles prosecutors will seek jail time for the "Mean Girls" star for violating probation. A spokesman for the Santa Monica City Attorney's office did not respond to a request for comment. Shawn Holley, Lohan's attorney, also did not respond.

Lohan -- who pleaded no contest last year to misdemeanor grand theft in a case involving a necklace stolen from a Venice, Calif., jewelry store -- has been on informal probation, requiring no monthly check-ins with an officer, since March.

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