MIAMI – The promising young American football player, Kendrick Norton, lost an arm in a terrible car accident. Last night Norton was driving his Ford F-250 when it crashed against a wall.
When the rescuers arrived, they witnessed a chilling scene: the player's left arm would be found under the car. "I can't reach the amputated arm", a rescuer hears in the phone call with the emergency operator.
"I can confirm – said the player's agent, Malki Kawa – that Kendrick suffered multiple injuries, including amputation of an arm. Now we pray for him ". The player is hospitalized in "critical conditions", while the girl who was with him in the car, taken to the hospital, would not be life threatening.
Norton, 22, born in Jacksonville, Florida, had realized the dream of a lifetime last year: in the 2018 draft he joined the NFL from the University of Miami. After playing with the Carolina Panthers, he had signed for the Miami Dolphins . (AGI)
News of Kendrick Norton's incident shook the world of American football. In the last hours, lots of messages have been posted on social networks to encourage Norton. Below are those featured on Twitter.
Officer Malki Kawa wrote: "With sadness, I can confirm that Kendrick Norton had a car accident last night and suffered several injuries, including amputation of the arm. We ask you to continue praying for him. His family also demands that the public respect Kendrick's privacy. "
American football player David Njoku wrote: "Serious prayer for my man Kendrick Norton. God watches over him in the name of Jesus, Amen. " The journalist Ian Rapoport wrote: "A terrible news for the: Kendrick Norton had a car accident last night and the doctors amputated his arm, the sources say. Other details are not yet available. But he is still in the hospital. "
Reporter Andy Slater wrote: "Unlucky news: Dolphins player Kendrick Norton was involved in a bad accident. More sources say he will have to amputate his arm ".
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