Gerard Depardieu Accused Of Assault

8/16/2012 11:05pm EDT

Gerard Depardieu

French actor Gerard Depardieu has been accused of assault and battery following an alleged altercation with a motorist in Paris.

The Green Card star was reportedly cruising around the capital on his scooter on Wednesday when it collided with another vehicle, sparking a confrontation between the two drivers.

On Thursday the unidentified male filed a legal complaint against the 63 year old at the local prosecutor's office, alleging Depardieu hit him during the altercation, according to Reuters.

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