CLEVELAND, Ohio – Myles Garrett was released from the hospital Monday night after being treated for non-life-threatening injuries when Berea lost control of his Porsche and flipped it several times on his way home from practice Monday afternoon, a league source told cleveland.com.
Garrett swerved to avoid hitting the animal on the wet road and overcorrected, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported Monday morning.
Garrett and his female passenger, who have not been identified at this time, were taken to a nearby hospital where Garrett was evaluated and treated for unspecified non-life threatening injuries before being released Monday evening.
Garrett’s agent, Nicole Lynn, said. cleveland.com “Nothing broke” Monday night, but Garrett was taking more challenges. She expected him to be released later that evening.
The source said it’s ‘too early’ to say if Garrett will be ready to play Sunday in Atlanta. But given the seriousness of the incident, there is a high chance that he will sit out the game.
Judging from the photos of the vehicle Taken by WKYCGarrett and his passenger could have been seriously injured.
“We are very thankful that he and his passenger are alive,” Sgt. Ray Santiago spoke to cleveland.com about the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Garrett’s agent tweeted: “He is alert and responsive while we wait to determine the extent of his injuries. The Garrett family would like to thank the paramedics who extricated Miles and his passenger from the vehicle and transported him safely to the hospital.”
“He definitely wasn’t affected by drugs or alcohol,” insists Santiago Garrett. He also stated that both were wearing seat belts when his gray 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S rolled several times.
“That’s why seat belts help,” Santiago said.
Santiago Garrett doesn’t believe he was locked in the vehicle when troopers arrived, “but I know he was awake and aware at the time.”
As it was, Garrett hurt his neck on Sept. 18 against the Jets and sat out his only practice of the week last Tuesday to heal. In Thursday night’s 29-17 win over the Steelers, he played 92% of the snaps for a total of 54 wins.
The crash is under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol in Sharon, Medina County, and the Browns are gathering more information.
“As we do with any accident investigation, we’re looking at everything to make sure we’re thorough,” Santiago said.
Garrett participated in Monday’s short practice from 11:25 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
According to a press release from Santiago, troopers were dispatched to the area of State Road near Ridgewood Road at 2:58 pm for a report of an accident involving a damaged Rover. When troopers arrived at the scene, they found the vehicle with vehicle damage on the right side of the road. A preliminary investigation shows the Porsche was traveling southbound on State Road when it overturned.
Cleveland.com Garrett spoke briefly as he left the locker room about Steelers right tackle Chukwuma Okorafor, who skipped Browns linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. Thursday after Walker was injured in the game. “It’s a bulls— game,” Garrett said. In Okorafor. Walker is out for the season with a torn quad tendon.
If Garrett sits out the game, the Browns may be without their top two defensive ends. Jadeveon Clowney suffered a sprained ankle against the Jets on Sept. 18 and sat out Thursday night’s game against the Steelers. Clowney was also inactive at Monday’s practice.
Garrett, who is dreaming of NFL Defensive Player of the Year honors this season and is trying to help the Browns win the Super Bowl, needs one sack to break Clay Matthews’ club record of 62 career sacks. Three sacks, five solo tackles and one forced fumble
Depending on how you get out of the accident, the shot on the record can last at least another week. For now, Garrett can be grateful to be alive.
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