September 28, 2023


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Retired NBA Star Lamar Odom In But One other Automobile Crash Over Weekend

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Lamar Odom

Picture: Sthanlee B. Mirador (AP)

Retired NBA star Lamar Odom was concerned in one more automobile crash final week. WFMZ reports that the wreck happened in Los Angeles at about 3:00 a.m. on Monday morning and that he’s presently “completely fantastic.” Odom was reportedly on his manner residence from a pal’s home when, in keeping with his spokesperson, “his cellphone fell and it dropped on the ground and when he reached out for it, his arm went with it.”

That transfer brought on him to drive his white Mercedes-Benz right into a parked automobile that then hit one other parked automobile. Nobody was in both of the parked vehicles, and whereas it’s presently not clear how briskly Odom was driving on the time, it was reportedly quick sufficient to depart him “just a little shaken up” after “all three of his airbags deployed.”

When police arrived, they questioned Odom, who has a historical past of alcohol and drug abuse, about his sobriety however reportedly took him at his phrase that he hadn’t been consuming and wasn’t on medicine as a result of he now owns habit restoration facilities and stays sober. That was apparently sufficient for the Los Angeles Police Division, which didn’t carry out a sobriety take a look at on the retired athlete.

Assuming his model of occasions is correct, Odom’s newest crash is as soon as once more a reminder to put your rattling cellphone away whilst you’re driving. And if it occurs to fall out of a mount for some motive, it’s a lot safer to tug over and park earlier than rooting round within the ground for it. Even when your cellphone will get broken within the course of, fixing it’s going to nonetheless in all probability value lower than getting right into a wreck.

This additionally isn’t Odom’s first phone-related automobile crash. Again in 2011, Odom’s driver hit a motorcyclist who then hit a teenage pedestrian who later died within the hospital. On the time, he blamed the deadly wreck on his driver failing to see the motorcyclist whereas within the technique of handing Odom a cellphone.

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