Miami Dolphins DE Kendrick Norton Seriously Injured In Early Morning Crash
Jul 05 2019
Miami Dolphins player Kendrick Norton was involved in a vehicle accident, which resulted in the amputation of his arm. Norton's agent, Malki Kawa, confirmed on Twitter that his client suffered multiple injuries in the auto accident, including losing his arm.
The Sun-Sentinel's Omar Kelly is among those reporting Norton's left arm was amputated as a result of the multi-vehicle collision.
On Thursday morning, the MiamiDolphins posted on Twitter that Norton was involved in a serious auto accident and offered their thoughts and prayers to the player and his family.
A Dolphins statement said 22-year-old Norton's injuries aren't considered life-threatening.
Norton remains in the hospital as of Thursday morning, with no more details available, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
The Dolphins announced Norton was involved in the crash.
Sports agent Malki Kawa confirmed the injuries in a tweet on Thursday morning. Norton is in critical condition while being treated at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
"We ask that you continue to pray for him", the post continues.
A professional football player who's been with the Miami Dolphins for less than a year had his arm amputated after a major crash in south Florida.
Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reported that Norton suffered a "catastrophic" arm injury.
Norton bounced around from the Panthers' main roster and the practice squad before the Dolphins claimed him. The 6-foot-3, 314-pound defensive lineman had 84 tackles in three seasons at Miami in college, including five sacks.