Cleveland Browns DE Myles Garrett involved in one-car accident

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was involved in a one-car accident Monday afternoon and taken to a local hospital with “non-life-threatening injuries,” according to the team.

The accident occurred after Garrett left the Browns’ training facility in Berea, Ohio.

“While we are waiting to learn the extent of his injuries, he has been alert and responsive,” Garrett’s agent, Nicole Lynn, said in a statement posted to Twitter. Lynn told ESPN Garrett did not break any bones and is expected to be discharged on Monday night.

Garrett crashed his 2021 Porsche after practice near Wadsworth, Ohio, at around 3 p.m., according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The vehicle went off the side of the road and flipped over before coming to a rest. A female passenger who was in the vehicle as well was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Highway patrol said impairment by drugs or alcohol was not suspected and that Garrett and the woman were both wearing seat belts. The crash is under investigation.

The Browns face the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

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