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Matt LeBlanc reportedly almost drove over "Top Gear" cameraman

Actor and Top Gear presenter  Matt LeBlanc, left, waves , as he sits with  rally driver Ken Block during filming of BBC Top Gear in Westminster, London on Sunday Sunday March 13, 2016 . British DJ and TV presenter of of BBC car show "Top Gear"  Chris Evans apologized "unreservedly" on Monday March 14, 2016  for filming stunt driving near Britain's best-known war memorial on Sunday. Some bystanders complained after co-host Matt LeBlanc and a professional driver were seen performing "doughnuts" in the street nearby. Col. Richard Kemp, a retired army officer, called the stunt "gravely disrespectful." ( Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

Actor and Top Gear presenter Matt LeBlanc, left, waves , as he sits with rally driver Ken Block during filming of BBC Top Gear in Westminster, London on Sunday Sunday March 13, 2016 . British DJ and TV presenter of of BBC car show "Top Gear" Chris Evans apologized "unreservedly" on Monday March 14, 2016 for filming stunt driving near Britain's best-known war memorial on Sunday. Some bystanders complained after co-host Matt LeBlanc and a professional driver were seen performing "doughnuts" in the street nearby. Col. Richard Kemp, a retired army officer, called the stunt "gravely disrespectful." ( Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

It sounds like he blanc-ed out.

The Mirror reports that Matt LeBlanc nearly drove over a crew member while filming a segment for the BBC’s “Top Gear” in South Africa in March.

A source told the tabloid that the former “Red Shoe Diaries” star hopped into a Porsche intending to take a spin during a break in shooting, not knowing a cameraman was still lying on the ground next to the car.

Fortunately, another sharp-eyed photographer down the road spotted the situation and began shouting and waving, catching LeBlanc’s attention just before he took off.

“Matt was a bit confused but got out of the car. When he realised he could have run the man over he was noticeably shaken up. He said he needed a bit of time out,” the source said.

LeBlanc disappeared for a few hours, then returned asking “where’s that guy I nearly ran over?”

No one was injured in the near-incident, which, if accurate, was at least the second mishap LeBlanc has been involved in since he joined the show as co-host this year. Also in March, he and racing driver Ken Block were spotted drifting a Ford Mustang around a World War II memorial in London, prompting the show to issue a formal apology.