Cleveland Browns star quarterback Myles Garrett was hospitalized Monday after crashing his car on a rural road after practice. The extent of his injuries is still unknown, but he was able to be discharged a few hours after the accident.
“The Garrett family would like to thank the medical personnel who extricated Miles and his passenger from the vehicle and transported them safely to the hospital,” said Garrett’s agent. Nicole Lynnin the statement.
Garrett was driving with an unidentified female passenger when his vehicle, a 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S, lost control and overturned. A man who lives near the accident site said WKYC News it is likely that the rain played a role.
“He said that deer often cross this section of the road,” the article noted.
#Brown star Miles Garrett was released from the hospital Monday night, according to a source.
There will be more tests. The good news: Garrett’s injuries are not life-threatening. He swerved to avoid the animal on the wet road and overcorrected. The car overturned several times. It could have been worse.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) September 27, 2022
The NFL Network Tom Pelissero It was later confirmed that the cause of the accident was a wet road and an animal.
“He swerved to avoid the animal on the wet road and over-corrected. The car overturned several times,” he said.
Pelissero noted that Garrett’s “injuries are not life-threatening” and that more tests will be performed this week.
Garrett, who played for Texas A&M in college, was selected first overall in the 2017 NFL Draft.He is in his sixth season with the Browns.
“Garrett, a two-time first-team All-Pro, recorded three sacks in the first three games of the season” NFL.com reported.
The Browns next game is Sunday at 1:00 PM EDT against the Atlanta Falcons.