Will Smith Allegedly Caught Speeding After Blatantly Ignoring Danger Warnings

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Leena Nasir Entertainment Reporter
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Police reportedly issued a speeding ticket to famous actor and comedian Will Smith Friday morning after he sailed past a series of warning and danger signs.

Smith was allegedly traveling at a high rate of speed while driving on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, according to TMZ. That particular stretch of roadway is known to be a treacherous zone. Numerous signs and warnings are posted along the route, demonstrating the very real dangers that exist if travelers opt to ignore the posted speed limit. Smith seemed to show no regard for the cautionary messaging and was allegedly clocked traveling 63 mph in a 45 mph zone, according to TMZ.

Will Smith attends the 94th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on March 27, 2022, in Hollywood, California. Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images

Will Smith poses at the ‘Bad Boys For Life’ launching photocall in Paris, in front of the Eiffel Tower, on January 06, 2020. (Photo by Thomas SAMSON / AFP) Photo by THOMAS SAMSON/AFP via Getty Images

The signs along the highway reportedly tell the tale of what may happen to those who don’t abide by the speed rules, but that didn’t seem to bother Smith. He allegedly continued driving his vehicle at a high rate of speed, as he passed signage that depicted 58 people had lost their lives on that stretch of pavement in the last 14 years, according to TMZ.

US actor Will Smith attends the ‘Pursuit Of Happyness’ photocall at the Hotel Excelsior on January 11, 2007 in Rome, Italy. Photo Elisabetta Villa/Getty Images

Actor Will Smith attends ‘Bad Boys For Life’ photocall at the Villamagna Hotel on January 08, 2020 in Madrid, Spain. Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images

Police have deemed this particular stretch of roadway as being a zero-tolerance zone, and subsequently nabbed the famous actor when he allegedly sped through the area. It is not clear what type of vehicle he was driving at the time, or whether or not he had any passengers in his vehicle, according to the outlet.

The 55-year-old was issued a ticket in spite of his fame after allegedly taking the twists and turns too fast, which ultimately posed a risk to his safety and the safety of those around him.

Actor Will Smith arrives at the screening of “Precious: Based On The Novel ‘PUSH’ By Sapphire” during AFI FEST 2009 held at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on November 1, 2009 in Hollywood, California. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI

This particular spot made headlines Oct. 4, 2023, when a 22-year-old BMW driver sped through at 104 mph, before colliding with another vehicle. Four Pepperdine students lost their lives in that crash, according to TMZ. (RELATED: Graphic Video Shows Driver Fatally Striking Mother And Daughter As They Left Drake Concert)

It’s unclear if Smith faced any additional charges aside from speeding.