Kelly Oubre Car Accident: According to Action News, the Philadelphia 76ers have verified that their player Kelly Oubre Jr. was injured after being hit by a vehicle on Saturday night in the city. According to the police, it took at around 7 o’clock in the evening at the intersection of Broad and Locust streets. Oubre Jr. walked to the intersection of Spruce and Hicks streets after being hit by the car, where he was discovered by emergency personnel.
When the collision occurred, the footballer, who was 27 years old at the time, was apparently walking near his home. He was taken by ambulance to Jefferson Hospital, where his condition was reported to be stable upon arrival. According to the team’s most recent announcement, Oubre Jr. has been let go. During the time that Oubre Jr. was receiving treatment at the hospital, members of the 76ers organization, including President Daryl Morey, were present to show their support.
It is anticipated that he will lose a significant amount of game time as a result of the injuries he sustained in the collision; nevertheless, the officials do not feel that the injuries will finish his season. After the collision, a silver vehicle reportedly drove away from the scene of the crime. An investigation into what happened is still being carried out at this time. Oubre is in his debut season with the 76ers and through the team’s first eight games he has averaging 16.8 points per contest. He was selected by the 15th overall team in the draught in 2015 and has previously competed for four different organizations. On Sunday, the 76ers will play at home against the Indiana Pacers.