Cam Newton

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was injured after being involved in a car accident on Tuesday afternoon (Dec. 9).

Reports say the NFL star’s truck crashed and overturned on the Church Street bridge near the stadium in Charlotte where the Panthers play.

Newton was taken to the hospital in an ambulance, but the extent of his injuries were unknown at press time.

“We are closely monitoring the situation of a car wreck involving Cam Newton,” the Panthers said in a statement. “We will have more information at an appropriate time.”