Cleveland Browns star DE Myles Garrett injured in car crash

Published: Sep. 26, 2022 at 5:18 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland Browns DE Myles Garrett was injured in a car crash Monday afternoon, according to Sgt. Ray Santiago of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened in Sharon Township at 2:58 p.m. in the 5600 block of State Road, officials said. Garrett’s car was the only one involved in the crash.

Garrett’s grey Porsche 911, which was traveling south, went off the right side of the road officials confirmed. The Porsche rolled over multiple times during the crash.

Garrett, along with a passenger in the car, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Sgt. Santiago said.

The Browns confirmed to 19 News the accident happened after Garrett left the practice facility.

Garrett’s agent, Nicole Lynn, released a statement late Monday evening saying the defensive star ‘has been alert and responsive’.

Lynn told 19 News Garrett did not break any bones during the crash and could be heading home as soon as Monday evening.

Officials said impairment is not a suspected factor in the crash and both people were wearing seatbelts.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, officials said.

There have been no developments made regarding the 26-year-old All-Pro’s status for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. He needs 1 more sack to become the franchise’s career leader in the category.

This is a developing story. Return to 19 News for updates.