Jason Momoa had a head-on collision with a motorcyclist in his Oldsmobile
Well-known celebrity Jason Momoa was recently involved in a head-on collision with a motorcyclist. Fortunately, everything went well. The accident happened while Momoa was driving a vintage muscle car from one of his films. The Justice League actor couldn’t avoid the crash when the motorcyclist rounded a bend and crossed his lane.
Jason Momoa is best known for his role as Aquaman
The 43-year-old actor got his start in the entertainment industry playing a sexy young lifeguard in the TV series Baywatch from 1999-2001. According to Today, he was just 20 at the time and “the actor had cropped hair and a clean-shaven look, and he didn’t have any of his signature tattoos.”
From 2005 to 2009, Momoa became a regular on the television series, Stargate: Atlantis. In 2011 he was cast as Khal Drogo in game of thrones after her performance in the film Conan the Barbarian. But, that was his 2016 role as Aquaman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice that he gained worldwide notoriety and attention.
According to IMDb, Momoa will reprise his role as Aquaman in the 2023 film Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.
A scary head-on collision with a motorcyclist
ET reported that the California Highway Patrol confirmed that Momoa was involved in an accident on July 24, 2022, along Old Topanga Road in Los Angeles. The motorcycle driver was ejected from the bike when he “crossed the double yellow lines directly into the path of Momoa’s 1970 Oldsmobile”. The motorcyclist went to hospital with “minor non-life threatening injuries”.
The accident report indicates that the Dunes The actor immediately got out of his vehicle to help the driver of the motorcycle. He stopped a passing motorist and asked him to call 911 for help, remaining at the scene until officers arrived. No arrests have been made in connection with this unfortunate incident.
According to TMZ, the motorcyclist was traveling in the opposite direction of Momoa when he came around a curve and “crossed Jason’s lane during that turn, then hit the left front end of his Oldsmobile muscle car…and crashed into a little soared, albeit briefly.” The pilot reportedly landed on his feet but “not before bouncing off JM’s windshield and freeing the bonnet of his car to find himself on the other side”.
The muscle car involved in the collision with a motorcyclist was used in one of Momoa’s recent films
At the time of the car accident, the game of thrones the actor drove a 1970 Oldsmobile 442 which was used in the 2021 Netflix movie Nice girl. According to Auto Evolution, the actor helped restore the vehicle after the production team completely rusted it out to make it look vintage for the cameras.
In the Netflix film, the Oldsmobile was involved in a “spectacular car chase” with Momoa at the wheel. Once filming is complete, the Justice League the actor was able to keep the car for his personal use. Momoa is an avid collector of vintage motorcycles and cars. He once said in a Men’s Journal article, “I collect everything about bikes, trucks, and cars.”
Auto Evolution reported that the Oldsmobile 442 was originally an option for the Cutlass, becoming its own model in 1968, with the 1970 vehicle released as an upgraded version. As the era of muscle cars drew to a close, “Oldsmobile produced one of the last rag-top muscle cars, and that was the 442.”
A 7.5-liter V8 engine produced 365 hp with 500 lb-ft of torque. According to Hot Cars, the 442 name “derived from the original car’s four-barrel carburetor, four-speed manual transmission and dual exhausts.” Listed as an option on the 1970 Oldsmobile 442 was an eight-track stereo system, which Momoa likely kept intact to play his favorite heavy metal music while traversing the Californian canyons.
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