Ohio State Running Back Ezekiel Elliot Uninjured After Car Accident
Running back for The Ohio State University, Ezekiel Elliot, is reportedly unhurt after being involved in a car accident on Sunday, December 27th.
The accident occurred in Columbus, Ohio, when Elliot reportedly told police that a rain puddle caused his vehicle to hydroplane, resulting in him losing control of the automobile and collide with another car that was carrying two people.
Elliot survived the accident unharmed, though one of the people who was in the other car experienced a small injury, but was not hospitalized.
TMZ reports that Elliott was cited for driving under a suspended license, not having an operator’s incense, and failure to control.
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Elliot is schedule to make a court appearance in late January.
An Ohio State spokesman told ESPN that the car accident will not affect Elliot’s playing status for the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl. Elliot has already left with the rest of the Buckeyes for Glendale, Arizona, where No. 7 Ohio State will take on No. 8 Notre Dame this Friday, January 1st.
Elliot previously announced the Fiesta Bowl will be his final college football game and he will enter the NFL draft next year.
Further proof that Elliot traveled with the rest of the OSU football team to Arizona following the accident is the following tweet that was sent from the @EzekielElliot Twitter handle.
— EzekielElliott#⃣1⃣5⃣ (@EzekielElliott) December 28, 2015
The car crash reportedly occurred at 1:30 pm and the tweet was sent at 9:23 pm of the same day.
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