Dolphins’ Kendrick Norton has arm amputated after car crash

first_imgThe news of the crash has been confirmed by his agent, Malki Kawa. Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton has been involved in what could be a career-ending car crash.According to multiple reports, the second-year lineman out of Miami needed to have his left arm amputated after a multiple-car crash in which one of the cars rolled over. According to the South Florida Sun Sentinel, he is in critical condition at the Miami Jackson Memorial trauma unit, but is expected to live. With sadness, I can confirm that Kendrick Norton was in a car accident last night and suffered multiple injuries, including the amputation of his arm. We ask that you continue to pray for him. His family also asks that the public respect Kendrick’s privacy.— malki kawa (@malkikawa) July 4, 2019The Dolphins and Hurricanes coach Manny Diaz also responded to the news on Thursday.We were made aware this morning of a serious car accident involving Kendrick Norton. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kendrick and his family during this time.— Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) July 4, 2019The U family is praying for Kendrick, his family and the medical professionals helping him this morning. 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 https://t.co/uYgXANF5H0— Manny Diaz (@Coach_MannyDiaz) July 4, 2019The Dolphins claimed Norton off waivers from the Panthers in 2018. He was placed on the team’s 53-man roster and was expected to compete for playing time along the defensive line.The former Hurricanes standout and seventh-round NFL Draft pick tallied 84 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, five sacks and a forced fumble over his three-year career at Miami.last_img

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