Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton has been concerned in what may very well be a career-ending automobile crash.
In response to a number of experiences, the second-year lineman out of Miami wanted to have his left arm amputated after a multiple-car crash during which one of many vehicles rolled over. In response to the South Florida Solar Sentinel, he’s in important situation on the Miami Jackson Memorial trauma unit, however is anticipated to stay.
The information of the crash has been confirmed by his agent, Malki Kawa.
With unhappiness, I can verify that Kendrick Norton was in a automobile accident final night time and suffered a number of accidents, together with the amputation of his arm. We ask that you just proceed to hope for him. His household additionally asks that the general public respect Kendrick’s privateness.
– malki kawa (@malkikawa) July 4, 2019
The Dolphins and Hurricanes coach Manny Diaz additionally responded to the information on Thursday.
We have been made conscious this morning of a critical automobile accident involving Kendrick Norton. Our ideas and prayers are with Kendrick and his household throughout this time.
– Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) July 4, 2019
The U household is praying for Kendrick, his household and the medical professionals serving to him this morning. 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 https://t.co/uYgXANF5H0
– Manny Diaz (@Coach_MannyDiaz) July 4, 2019
The Dolphins claimed Norton off waivers from the Panthers in 2018. He was positioned on the group’s 53-man roster and was anticipated to compete for taking part in time alongside the defensive position.
The previous Hurricanes standout and seventh-round NFL Draft decide tallied 84 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, 5 sacks and a pressured fumble over his three-year profession at Miami.