Errol Spence Jr. Involved In Car Accident, Currently In ICU; PBC Releases Statement

Errol Spence Jr. was involved in a serious car accident and is currently recovering.

The current WBC and IBF welterweight champion was in a rollover crash in the early morning of October 10 in Dallas, per a report from CBS.

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According to the report, the vehicle was going at a high rate of speed in the northbound lanes in the 500 block of S. Riverfront Boulevard. The vehicle went over the center median and flipped multiple times, ejecting Spence, who was not wearing a seatbelt. Spence is recovering in the ICU at a hospital and is expected to survive.

PBC sent Fightful the following statement on his condition.


Errol Spence Jr., IBF/WBC unified welterweight world champion, was involved in a serious, single-car accident in Dallas early Thursday morning and is being treated at a Dallas-area hospital. Spence is awake and responding and his condition is listed as stable. He did not sustain any broken bones or fractures, but has some facial lacerations. He is expected to make a full recovery.

He is currently resting with his family by his side. They want to thank everyone for their prayers and well wishes and are extremely grateful to the Dallas first responders who rushed to the scene to attend to Errol after the accident and the doctors who are taking care of him at the hospital.

A number of prominent members of the boxing community went to social media to wish Spence a speedy recovery.

Spence is coming off a major split decision win against Shawn Porter on September 28 to unify the WBC and IBF welterweight titles in the main event of a PBC on FOX pay-per-view event in Los Angeles.

Fightful will keep you updated on Spence's condition.

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