to be a problem for rapper DMX, who was involved in another accident in Harrison,
New York, just nine days after police stopped him for driving his SUV at unreasonably
In the latest driving
incident involving DMX, born Earl Simmons, the rapper was driving a 2006 Chevy
Suburban on the Hutchinson River Parkway on Sunday (June 11) when his SUV was
struck from behind as he attempted to avoid a traffic jam by driving on the
shoulder of the highway.
congestion on the parkway, and he apparently was driving on the shoulder to
avoid it,” said Westchester County Police Commissioner Monte Long. "When
he pulled back onto the right lane, the other driver didn’t have time to stop.”
was damaged, but police issued the rapper a summons for driving on the shoulder
of the road. The other driver was not ticketed.
The rapper must
now appear in Harrison Town Court on July 21 to answer the new charges.
DMX is already
scheduled to appear in White Plains City Court on Friday (June 16) to answer
tickets he received on June 2 for driving 55 mph in a 30 mph zone.
In that incident,
police charged the rapper with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle,
speeding, making an unsafe lane change. He was also ticketed for not wearing
In May, the rapper
was arrested at London’s Heathrow airport after he became verbally abusive on
a flight to England. He was issued a caution after the plane landed.
DMX also served
a month in prison in Nov. of 2005 for driving infractions and violating his
probation for amassing more driving tickets even though his license was suspended.
He was released
on Dec. 30, 2005 for good behavior. Below are previous articles on DMX’s driving