Some terrible news is coming out of Miami this morning. Miami Dolphins defensive tackle and former University of Miami standout Kendrick Norton was involved in a serious rollover car incident where he reportedly suffered a catastrophic arm injury.
Via WSVN News
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene along the westbound lanes of the Dolphin Expressway at State Road 826 just after 2:30 a.m., Thursday.
Fire officials said Norton and a woman were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital following the rollover crash, one as a trauma alert and the other in unknown condition.
The 22-year-old football player is well known to the South Florida community for his time playing for the University of Miami.
According to Dolphins insider Andy Slater Norton had to have his arm amputated at the scene of the accident.
While Norton may never play football again his injuries are considered non-life threatening.
The Miami Dolphins have released a statement.
Update: Norton’s agent confirmed the reports on Twitter.