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Anthea Turner pulled over by police after road incident with black cab driver

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Anthea was not impressed (Picture: Backgrid)

Anthea Turner has been pictured being pulled over by police after a taxi driver claimed she failed to stop following an alleged accident.

The 58-year-old was seen gesturing animatedly against the claims after a black cab driver near Londons Knightsbridge alleged that her car had hit his car; it is illegal to not stop after a vehicle accident in the UK.

Metro.co.uk has confirmed with Met Police however that upon inspection, the taxi driver was satisfied that no damage to his vehicle had been sustained and no complaints nor further action were taken.

BGUK_1414484 - *EXCLUSIVE* London, UNITED KINGDOM - **STRICTLY NO ONLINE USE UNTIL 10.05PM UK TIME ON 25/11/18** NO MAIL ONLINE OR SUN ONLINE **WEB MUST CALL FOR PRICING** Anthea Turner is pulled over by police in Knightsbridge after failing to stop after an accident with a black cab driver in Lowndes Square. The cab driver fiercely indicated and flashed his lights at Anthea , telling her to pull over. She kept driving at which point the cab driver flagged down a passing police car who made a u turn and put their sirens and lights on and pursued her to Pont Street where they pulled her over. The pair were spoken to separately by the taser armed police and details were taken. At one point Anthea aggressively gesticulated towards the police officer protesting against the claims made against her. She initially looked a little stressed out and shook up after the incident but left in a better mood- extra careful to check her mirrors as she left the scene! Failing to stop after an accident is against the law in the UK. *STRICTLY NOT AVAILABLE FOR ANY SUBSCRIPTION DEALS* Pictured: Anthea Turner BACKGRID UK 25 NOVEMBER 2018 UK: +44 208 344 2007 / uksales@backgrid.com USA: +1 310 798 9111 / usasales@backgrid.com *UK Clients - Pictures Containing Children Please Pixelate Face Prior To Publication*
It is illegal to not stop after a vehicle accident in the UK (Picture: Backgrid)
BGUK_1414484 - *EXCLUSIVE* London, UNITED KINGDOM - **STRICTLY NO ONLINE USE UNTIL 10.05PM UK TIME ON 25/11/18** NO MAIL ONLINE OR SUN ONLINE **WEB MUST CALL FOR PRICING** Anthea Turner is pulled over by police in Knightsbridge after failing to stop after an accident with a black cab driver in Lowndes Square. The cab driver fiercely indicated and flashed his lights at Anthea , telling her to pull over. She kept driving at which point the cab driver flagged down a passing police car who made a u turn and put their sirens and lights on and pursued her to Pont Street where they pulled her over. The pair were spoken to separately by the taser armed police and details were taken. At one point Anthea aggressively gesticulated towards the police officer protesting against the claims made against her. She initially looked a little stressed out and shook up after the incident but left in a better mood- extra careful to check her mirrors as she left the scene! Failing to stop after an accident is against the law in the UK. *STRICTLY NOT AVAILABLE FOR ANY SUBSCRIPTION DEALS* Pictured: Anthea Turner BACKGRID UK 25 NOVEMBER 2018 UK: +44 208 344 2007 / uksales@backgrid.com USA: +1 310 798 9111 / usasales@backgrid.com *UK Clients - Pictures Containing Children Please Pixelate Face Prior To Publication*
The 58-year-old was seen protesting against the claims (Picture: Backgrid)
BGUK_1414484 - *EXCLUSIVE* London, UNITED KINGDOM - **STRICTLY NO ONLINE USE UNTIL 10.05PM UK TIME ON 25/11/18** NO MAIL ONLINE OR SUN ONLINE **WEB MUST CALL FOR PRICING** Anthea Turner is pulled over by police in Knightsbridge after failing to stop after an accident with a black cab driver in Lowndes Square. The cab driver fiercely indicated and flashed his lights at Anthea , telling her to pull over. She kept driving at which point the cab driver flagged down a passing police car who made a u turn and put their sirens and lights on and pursued her to Pont Street where they pulled her over. The pair were spoken to separately by the taser armed police and details were taken. At one point Anthea aggressively gesticulated towards the police officer protesting against the claims made against her. She initially looked a little stressed out and shook up after the incident but left in a better mood- extra careful to check her mirrors as she left the scene! Failing to stop after an accident is against the law in the UK. *STRICTLY NOT AVAILABLE FOR ANY SUBSCRIPTION DEALS* Pictured: Anthea Turner BACKGRID UK 25 NOVEMBER 2018 UK: +44 208 344 2007 / uksales@backgrid.com USA: +1 310 798 9111 / usasales@backgrid.com *UK Clients - Pictures Containing Children Please Pixelate Face Prior To Publication*
Anthea was pulled over on Friday (Picture: Backgrid)

Anthea was pulled over on Friday after the cab driver reportedly flashed his lights at Anthea, indicating he wanted her to pull over so they could talk following the alleged incident.

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The cab driver flagged down a passing police car who made a U-turn, and pursued her to Pont Street where they pulled her over.

BGUK_1414484 - *EXCLUSIVE* London, UNITED KINGDOM - **STRICTLY NO ONLINE USE UNTIL 10.05PM UK TIME ON 25/11/18** NO MAIL ONLINE OR SUN ONLINE **WEB MUST CALL FOR PRICING** Anthea Turner is pulled over by police in Knightsbridge after failing to stop after an accident with a black cab driver in Lowndes Square. The cab driver fiercely indicated and flashed his lights at Anthea , telling her to pull over. She kept driving at which point the cab driver flagged down a passing police car who made a u turn and put their sirens and lights on and pursued her to Pont Street where they pulled her over. The pair were spoken to separately by the taser armed police and details were taken. At one point Anthea aggressively gesticulated towards the police officer protesting against the claims made against her. She initially looked a little stressed out and shook up after the incident but left in a better mood- extra careful to check her mirrors as she left the scene! Failing to stop after an accident is against the law in the UK. *STRICTLY NOT AVAILABLE FOR ANY SUBSCRIPTION DEALS* Pictured: Anthea Turner BACKGRID UK 25 NOVEMBER 2018 UK: +44 208 344 2007 / uksales@backgrid.com USA: +1 310 798 9111 / usasales@backgrid.com *UK Clients - Pictures Containing Children Please Pixelate Face Prior To Publication*
No complaints nor further action were taken (Picture: Backgrid)
BGUK_1414484 - *EXCLUSIVE* London, UNITED KINGDOM - **STRICTLY NO ONLINE USE UNTIL 10.05PM UK TIME ON 25/11/18** NO MAIL ONLINE OR SUN ONLINE **WEB MUST CALL FOR PRICING** Anthea Turner is pulled over by police in Knightsbridge after failing to stop after an accident with a black cab driver in Lowndes Square. The cab driver fiercely indicated and flashed his lights at Anthea , telling her to pull over. She kept driving at which point the cab driver flagged down a passing police car who made a u turn and put their sirens and lights on and pursued her to Pont Street where they pulled her over. The pair were spoken to separately by the taser armed police and details were taken. At one point Anthea aggressively gesticulated towards the police officer protesting against the claims made against her. She initially looked a little stressed out and shook up after the incident but left in a better mood- extra careful to check her mirrors as she left the scene! Failing to stop after an accident is against the law in the UK. *STRICTLY NOT AVAILABLE FOR ANY SUBSCRIPTION DEALS* Pictured: Anthea Turner BACKGRID UK 25 NOVEMBER 2018 UK: +44 208 344 2007 / uksales@backgrid.com USA: +1 310 798 9111 / usasales@backgrid.com *UK Clients - Pictures Containing Children Please Pixelate Face Prior To Publication*
Anthea was pulled over by police with the blues and twos (Picture: Backgrid)
BGUK_1414484 - *EXCLUSIVE* London, UNITED KINGDOM - **STRICTLY NO ONLINE USE UNTIL 10.05PM UK TIME ON 25/11/18** NO MAIL ONLINE OR SUN ONLINE **WEB MUST CALL FOR PRICING** Anthea Turner is pulled over by police in Knightsbridge after failing to stop after an accident with a black cab driver in Lowndes Square. The cab driver fiercely indicated and flashed his lights at Anthea , telling her to pull over. She kept driving at which point the cab driver flagged down a passing police car who made a u turn and put their sirens and lights on and pursued her to Pont Street where they pulled her over. The pair were spoken to separately by the taser armed police and details were taken. At one point Anthea aggressively gesticulated towards the police officer protesting against the claims made against her. She initially looked a little stressed out and shook up after the incident but left in a better mood- extra careful to check her mirrors as she left the scene! Failing to stop after an accident is against the law in the UK. *STRICTLY NOT AVAILABLE FOR ANY SUBSCRIPTION DEALS* Pictured: Anthea Turner BACKGRID UK 25 NOVEMBER 2018 UK: +44 208 344 2007 / uksales@backgrid.com USA: +1 310 798 9111 / usasales@backgrid.com *UK Clients - Pictures Containing Children Please Pixelate Face Prior To Publication*
The police were taser-armed police (Picture: Backgrid)

Picture taken at the scene show Anthea gesturing animatedly towards her car and smiling with the officers before she drove off.

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Reps for Anthea refused to speak about the circumstances of the incident.

BGUK_1414484 - *EXCLUSIVE* London, UNITED KINGDOM - **STRICTLY NO ONLINE USE UNTIL 10.05PM UK TIME ON 25/11/18** NO MAIL ONLINE OR SUN ONLINE **WEB MUST CALL FOR PRICING** Anthea Turner is pulled over by police in Knightsbridge after failing to stop after an accident with a black cab driver in Lowndes Square. The cab driver fiercely indicated and flashed his lights at Anthea , telling her to pull over. She kept driving at which point the cab driver flagged down a passing police car who made a u turn and put their sirens and lights on and pursued her to Pont Street where they pulled her over. The pair were spoken to separately by the taser armed police and details were taken. At one point Anthea aggressively gesticulated towards the police officer protesting against the claims made against her. She initially looked a little stressed out and shook up after the incident but left in a better mood- extra careful to check her mirrors as she left the scene! Failing to stop after an accident is against the law in the UK. *STRICTLY NOT AVAILABLE FOR ANY SUBSCRIPTION DEALS* Pictured: Anthea Turner BACKGRID UK 25 NOVEMBER 2018 UK: +44 208 344 2007 / uksales@backgrid.com USA: +1 310 798 9111 / usasales@backgrid.com *UK Clients - Pictures Containing Children Please Pixelate Face Prior To Publication*
The taxi driver was satisfied there no damage to his vehicle (Picture: Backgrid)

Anthea first appeaed on Blue Peter in 1992, and by the time she left in 1994 became one of TVs highest paid presenters. To this day, she is still remembered for her work on the show but in July it was revealed she had signed up to take part in a new TV show where she would face solitary confinement.

Celebs in Solitary is a spin-off from last years In Solitary series, which put members of the public in the confinement rooms to monitor their responses.

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