Justin Bieber hit a paparazzo with his car Wednesday night after leaving City Church in Beverly Hills, police confirm to PEOPLE.
Lt. Scott Dowling of the Beverly Hills Police Department tells PEOPLE the accident occurred outside the Saban Theater at 9:24 p.m. According to Lt. Dowling, the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Cedars-Sinai hospital.
According to a source on the scene, Bieber, 23, was trying to drive away from the church but a slew of photographers was at the end of the driveway. “He tried to scare away the paparazzi but as he neared the group, he accidentally hit one of the photographers who was in his path,” says the source.
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Justin Bieber Hits Paparazzo with Truck Leaving Church in Beverly HillsThe world tour for Bieber's fourth album, "Purpose," began in March 2016 and showcased hits such as "Sorry" and "What Do You Mean?" His concerts grossed $163.3 million last year, according to industry tracker Pollstar.
The musician has been in the global spotlight since he was a teenager, when he was discovered by Usher.