Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett suffered a sprained shoulder and a bicep strain, as well as cuts and bruises in the car accident he was involved in Monday afternoon, general manager Andrew Berry said. it’s a statement.
Garrett, 26, was released from a Cleveland hospital the same day after receiving treatment for his injuries. Berry said Tuesday that Garrett has cleared the concussion protocol, but his status for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons is up in the air.
The accident occurred after Garrett left practice at the Browns’ training facility in Berea, Ohio.
“Currently, our focus is to provide Myles with the medical care necessary for him to return to football,” Berry said in the statement. “While we hope to have him back soon, his availability for Sunday’s game in Atlanta will be evaluated by team doctors later this week.”
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Garrett crashed his 2021 Porsche near Wadsworth, Ohio around 3 p.m. The vehicle went off the road and flipped over before coming to a stop. A female passenger who was in the vehicle was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Highway Patrol said no drug or alcohol impairment was suspected and Garrett and the woman were wearing seat belts. The accident is under investigation.
Body camera footage provided to ESPN by the Medina County Sheriff’s Office showed first responders tending to Garrett shortly after the crash.
Lifeguards are seen examining both of Garrett’s arms as he sits on the grass. Eventually, they help Garrett off the ground and slowly walk him to a nearby ambulance.
The female passenger is seen lying down as another lifeguard examines her.