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A Car Accident Sidelines Cam Newton

Cam Newton, the Charlotte Panthers quarterback, was injured on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014. However, what makes his injury unique is that it did not happen during a game or at practice. Cam Newton was injured in a car accident. The fantasy portfolio of Susan McGalla took a hit as she needed Newton for a heated playoff battle against me this weekend. I’m not complaining though.

He was involved in a two vehicle crash not far from the Panther’s stadium on Tuesday. His truck rolled over and the roof caved in. It has to be towed from the scene of the accident. Another vehicle sustained front end damage during the accident.

He is spending the night in the hospital to monitor his injuries. Right now it looks like he fractured his lower back in the accident. Another individual was also hurt during the crash and is in the hospital as well.

This is just another reminder that even quarterbacks are just people. Every day, thousands of individuals are involved in car accidents. This just shows that even famous quarterbacks are really just like the rest of us. Hopefully, he is able to quickly heal from his injuries and get back out on the playing field. Time will tell if he will be well enough to face off against the Buccaneers on Sunday.

When it comes to injuries, it is better to let them heal than to push it. Playing while injured often only makes things worse, which would not be good for the Panthers in the long run. Let’s home Cam sits out if he is not ready to play this Sunday.

Panthers’ Star Quarterback, Cam Newton Hospitalized after Car Accident

Carolina Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton was wounded and hospitalized in Charlotte after his car is flipped over in a car accident outside of the Panthers’ stadium. Although the details are still sketchy, the crash involving Newton’s car and another went over a bridge near the juncture of Church Street and I-277–a close proximaty to Panther’s Bank of America Stadium. Charlotte Observer 

Newton was take to thehospital at 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday morning. Rescuers have shutdown outbound Church Street at Stonewall. NFL fans alike, all sharing their best wishes and prayer for the speedy recovery of Panther’s number one QB.

Cameron Jerrell “Cam” Newton, NFL quarterback for the Panthers since 2011, is the only NFL player to become the first overall pick in the draft, awarded the Heisman Trophy, and a college national championship—all in the same year.

Health care specialist Brian Torchin comments that WCNC’s Dianne Gallagher has pictures revealing EMS workers loading the NFL QB into the back of an ambulance. Sporting News’ Chris Littman also revealed a photo of Newton’s truck top-flattened truck.