Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett hospitalized with passenger after car accident
Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was taken to the hospital Monday with non-life-threatening injuries from a car accident, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Just before 3 p.m., soldiers responded to a report of a rollover accident and injuries in Sharon Township, about 40 miles south of Cleveland, Sergeant Ray Santiago of Ohio told CNN. State Highway Patrol.
“When soldiers arrived on the scene, they discovered a gray Porsche 911 Turbo S on the right side of the roadway with rollover damage,” Santiago said.
Garrett and a passenger in the car were taken to hospital with what Santiago called « non-life-threatening injuries. » The extent of Garrett’s injuries are not known at this time, but his agent Nicole Lynn tweeted that the player « was alert and responsive » following the « car accident ».
« The Garrett family would like to thank the medical personnel who removed Myles and his passenger from the vehicle and transported them safely to the hospital, » Lynn said in the statement.
CNN has contacted the Cleveland Browns for more information.
The accident is still under investigation, Santiago said, adding that the soccer player and his passenger were wearing seat belts and that drug or alcohol impairment is not suspected.
Garrett is a three-time Pro Bowler and was named first-team All-Pro each of the past two seasons.
After beating the Pittsburg Steelers 29-17 on Thursday, the Browns are scheduled to play in Atlanta against the Falcons next Sunday.