According to ESPN Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton was injured in a car accident this afternoon.
Carolina QB Cam Newton was injured in a Tuesday afternoon car accident.
A car crashed and overturned on the Church Street bridge over I-277 about 12:30 p.m. and ambulances were on the scene. A second car involved in the crash is also in the road, near Hill Street.
A man appearing to be Newton was seen strapped down to a stretcher, according to a WBTV report.
“We are closely monitoring the situation of a car wreck involving Cam Newton,” the Panthers said in a statement. “We will have more information at an appropriate time.”
Newton did not suffer life threatening injuries in the accident and was conscious when he was transported to the hospital, a source told ESPN’s Ed Werder.