• Nov 7, 2007
The sordid saga surrounding Nick Hogan's high-speed crash that resulted in critical injuries to his shot-gun mate and best friend continues. TMZ.com reports that Clearwater, FL police arrested the son of pro-wrestler legend Hulk Hogan today and charged him with reckless driving, as well as issued citations for the use of a motor vehicle in a felony, operating a motor vehicle under the age of 21 with a blood alcohol level above .02, and, our favorite one – illegal window tinting. Being the celebrity news hounds they are, TMZ has continued to follow the story and published a statement made by Nick Hogan's rep in which the Hogan's actually call out John Graziano, the best-friend who was critically injured in the crash, for not wearing his seat belt. Wow. In light of Mr. Graziano's apparent disregard for his own safety (as if driving in a car with Nick Hogan wasn't enough evidence of that), the Hogan clan, a.k.a. the Bollea family, plans to increase public awareness about wearing your seatbelt. We expect the senior Hogan to grab the mic and hit the top rope to order all his little Hulkamaniacs out there to say their prayers, take their vitamins and always, ALWAYS wear their seatbelts.

[Source: TMZ.com, booking photo from TMZ.com]



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      • 7 Years Ago
      This just shows how much class the Hogan's have.

      Nick's lack of judgment and his antics put someone in the hospital. Instead of taking responsibility, they blame it on the poor kid. Hey Hulk, maybe if your son wasn't driving a 600+hp car while drunk and street racing, his friend wouldn't be in the hospital.
        • 7 Years Ago
        Bottom line, if the passenger wasn't wearing his seatbelt and this could have made a difference in the out come of the accident then hell yes I would bring that up.

        I fcuking hate people that don't wear their seatbelt!
        • 7 Years Ago
        its the drivers responsability to make sure everyone is wearing their seatbelt. have you ever had someone who was too cool to wear a seatbelt? just tell them you not moving the car till they put it on because the ticket for not seatbelt goes to the driver.

        but seriously, idiots
      • 7 Years Ago
      Supra... so... nice....

      What a waste.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Wow, there was enough glass left for a window tint fix-it ticket
      • 7 Years Ago
      Can Autoblog at least take the high road and avoid stories about all this celebrity crap? More news about cars, less about the idiots who drive them.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Turns out the Supra is a "prison pu55y" magnet too.
        • 7 Years Ago
        HAHA good one!

        Stupid lawyer, how could it be an 'accident' when he caused it by drinking and driving. Idiots! All of them!
      • 7 Years Ago
      The amount of power in a car should dicate the driver, something like this.

      (Total WHP)/10 < (Driver Age)+ (Driving Years) - (Attfault Accidents Cost)/10 - (# Speeding Tickets)

      Or something like that.
        • 7 Years Ago
        Okay... apparently I can't put in the "less than" sign without destroying the rest of my comment....

        That should read:

        Nice! That would put me in a car with "less than" 220 whp! (19 yo, 3 years driving, no tickets, no accidents (knock on wood)) Mmmmmm.... 219 hp....

        But seriously, that is a really good idea. There should be some way of suggesting cars for children based on power.
        • 7 Years Ago
        Nice! That would be able to put me in a car with
      • 7 Years Ago
      Doesn't look to me like this "Supra" did much to protect this kid in the crash. More evidence he should have been driving on a "closed course" to use it's speed.

      • 7 Years Ago
      Whoops! That was meant for Lucas. Nvm.

      • 7 Years Ago
      Of course, the illegal tint is the one they're going to throw the book at him for...
        • 7 Years Ago
        It's pretty funny, too, because my state is one of the most lax when it comes to actually enforcing tint laws.

        You have to piss off a cop *pretty* badly to get a ticket for tint...
      • 7 Years Ago
      Good. That's what I like to see.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Although it's a bad PR move to call Graziano out in the crash , you gotta admit not wearing the belt is extremely careless.

      An inexperienced, young driver racing his tricked out Supra--and you're riding without a seatbelt? How is that even possible?
      • 7 Years Ago
      so he put his friend in the hospital for life and learned nothing...someone (parents) needs to take the keys away until this kid grows up. if they do not it seems very likly that he will kill himself
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