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Sport Errol Spence Jr. expected to make a full recovery after horrifying auto accident

03:05  11 october  2019
03:05  11 october  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

Ferrari Driver Injured In Dallas Crash Is Welterweight Boxing Champion Errol Spence Jr.

  Ferrari Driver Injured In Dallas Crash Is Welterweight Boxing Champion Errol Spence Jr. Sources tell CBS 11 News the driver of a Ferrari who was seriously injured in a rollover crash in Dallas is local boxing sensation Errol Spence Jr. © Provided by CBS Local, a division of CBS Radio IncThe crash happened just after 3 a.m. on Riverfront Boulevard near I-30 near downtown and involved one vehicle.© Provided by CBS Local, a division of CBS Radio IncAccording to police, the vehicle was going at a high rate of speed in the northbound lanes in the 500 block of S. Riverfront Boulevard. The vehicle went over the center median and flipped multiple times, ejecting the driver. Police say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

Unified welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr is expected to survive after he was seriously injured in a one-car accident early Thursday morning in Dallas.

Errol Spence Jr . suffered serious injuries in a car accident early Thursday morning in Dallas. Spence , 29, is expected to survive. Dallas police reported Spence crashed while driving a white Ferrari at On Twitter Lou DiBella says he's heard that Spence should make a full recovery .

Errol Spence Jr. is an incredibly lucky young man. The WBC/IBF welterweight champion was involved in a frightening single-car auto accident early Thursday near downtown Dallas, but according to a statement from his management team, he escaped with no broken bones.

Errol Spence looking at the camera: Errol Spence Jr. during a media luncheon at The Palm West on June 19, 2018 in New York City. (Michael Owens/Getty Images)© Provided by Oath Inc. Errol Spence Jr. during a media luncheon at The Palm West on June 19, 2018 in New York City. (Michael Owens/Getty Images)

Spence’s Ferrari bounced end-over-end down the street before crashing. Spence, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle. Dallas police said the car was traveling at a high rate of speed just prior to 3 a.m. local time, but have not determined a cause for the accident.

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The wreckage of Errol Spence Jr 's car after the accident in Dallas. Errol Spence Jr has been rushed to Spence Jr famously battered former British world champ Kell Brook in May 2017, stopping the Sheffield man For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here.

The wreckage of Errol Spence Jr 's car after the accident in Dallas. Errol Spence Jr has been rushed to Spence Jr famously battered former British world champ Kell Brook in May 2017, stopping the Sheffield man For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here.

Spence, though, appears to have dodged a major bullet. He is awake and responsive and now in stable condition, improved from when he arrived in serious condition.

The full PBC statement:

“Errol Spence Jr., IBF/WBC unified welterweight world champion, was involved in a serious, single-car accident in Dallas early Thursday morning and is being treated at a Dallas-area hospital. Spence is awake and responding and his condition is listed as stable. He did not sustain any broken bones or fractures, but has some facial lacerations. He is expected to make a full recovery.

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The wreckage of Errol Spence Jr 's car after the accident in Dallas. Errol Spence Jr has been rushed to Spence Jr famously battered former British world champ Kell Brook in May 2017, stopping the Sheffield man For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here.

Errol Spence Jr is in hospital in Dallas in critical conditionCredit: Getty - Contributor. The reigning IBF and WBC welterweight world champ always made sure his training camps were like a nursery for Violet and Ivy Spence Jr - who are both under the age of five.

He is currently resting with his family by his side. They want to thank everyone for their prayers and well wishes and are extremely grateful to the Dallas first responders who rushed to the scene to attend to Errol after the accident and the doctors who are taking care of him at the hospital.”

Spence, 29, is one of the pound-for-pound best fighters in the world. He is 26-0 with 21 knockouts after scoring a stirring split-decision victory over Shawn Porter on Sept. 28 in Los Angeles in what is a contender for Fight of the Year. Spence scored an 11th round knockdown to seal the victory.

A 2012 U.S. Olympian, Spence has long been regarded as one of the elite talents in the sport. He made his pay-per-view debut in Arlington, Texas, in March when he whitewashed Mikey Garcia in front of 47,525 fans at AT&T Stadium.

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