Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is in fair condition after suffering “non-life threatening injuries” in a two-car crash Tuesday afternoon.
According to the team, Newton suffered two back fractures after his Dodge truck collided with a Buick sedan:
A witness named Tony Douglas told the Charlotte Observer that Newton’s truck flipped several times:
A witness, Tony Douglas, said he was walking on Church Street toward the Transportation Center when he saw a Buick sedan and the Dodge truck collide.
Douglas said the truck was heading south on Church and the sedan was crossing Church from Hill Street when they hit.
The truck flipped several times, he said, coming to rest on its passenger side. Douglas said he ran to the truck and saw the quarterback inside.
However, another eyewitness claims the truck did not flip but skidded on its side.
The Panthers added that Newton will stay overnight at Carolinas Medical Center for observation:
More photos from the scary scene can be seen below: