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Cam Newton Injured in Car Crash

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was injured in a car crash.

Published Dec 11, 2014

On 9 December 2014, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was injured in a car crash near the team's stadium in Charlotte:



One witness told the Charlotte Observer Newton's truck flipped several times after it collided with a Buick Sedan at the intersection of Church and Hill Street. Another witness, Joshua Wrona, said the truck never flipped:


"From my vantage point, he came out of nowhere and hit Cam. It was a pretty vicious collision."


Shortly after the crash the Carolina Panthers posted a message on Twitter saying their QB was in fair condition:



Unfortunately, Newton's injuries were more serious than the team initially believed. According to the Panther's official Twitter account, the former No. 1 draft pick suffered two transverse processes fractures in his lower back:


Last updated:   9 December 2014

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