Police say the 26-year-old actress was arrested at 2:25 a.m. Wednesday as she left a nightclub at the Dream Hotel on 16th Street in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood.
Police say no alcohol was involved. Lohan was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and causing injury.
She was given a ticket and will have to appear in court at a later date. Her publicist declined to comment.
Police say Lohan was driving a black Porsche slowly through an alley between the Dream Hotel and the Maritime Hotel when the accident occurred.
The victim called 911. He was treated at a hospital for a knee injury and released.
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