According to multiple reports, Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. was “seriously injured” in a car crash earlier this morning. The crash took place at approximately 3 a.m. this morning on Riverfront Boulevard in downtown Dallas, Texas. Spence Jr. reportedly drove his Ferrari over a median and flipped multiple times.
The Dallas Police Department was unable to confirm that Spence Jr. was involved in the car crash. However, sources close to CBS 11 have confirmed that Spence Jr. was indeed in the car at the time of the accident.
UPDATE: Sources tell @CBSDFW Pro boxer ERROL SPENCE JR is the “high-profile man” @Dallaspd says was seriously injured after being ejected from the #Ferrari he was driving during a rollover crash on Riverfront Blvd. He was transported hospital, but expected to survive. #BREAKING pic.twitter.com/JjkCP2OcXz
— Madison Sawyer (@MadisonSawyerTV) October 10, 2019
Representatives from the Dallas Police Department stated, “A Ferrari traveling at a high rate of speed northbound in the 500 Riverfront Blvd. The Ferrari veered left over the center median onto the southbound lanes and flipped multiple times ejecting the driver who was not wearing a seatbelt.”
The boxer was on top of the world last weekend when he unified the IBF and WBC welterweight titles. Spence Jr. achieved the feat by defeating former titlist “Showtime” Shawn Porter by split decision in Los Angeles.
The extent of Spence Jr.’s injuries are unknown, but he is expected to survive.