View Full Version : Junior Seau drives SUV off a cliff, survives

gg no re
10-18-2010, 01:12 PM

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) -- Former NFL standout linebacker Junior Seau has driven off an embankment in Southern California and is hospitalized with minor injuries.

Carlsbad police say the 12-time Pro Bowler's Cadillac SUV was found on the beach 30 feet below the roadside. Police Lt. Kelly Cain says he was taken to a hospital. Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.

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We're told the retired NFL superstar sustained injuries in the wreck -- cops are on scene. TMZ obtained these photos of Seau's Cadillac Escalade which landed at the bottom of a cliff several feet from the beach.

Seau has been transported to a local hospital. The accident happened just south of Oceanside, CA ... where the former San Diego Charger had just been released from jail hours earlier.

As TMZ first reported, Seau was arrested early this morning for domestic violence.

Just speculation, but sounds like a suicide attempt.

10-18-2010, 01:15 PM

10-18-2010, 08:19 PM
Hours after being arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau(notes) drove his car off a cliff in California, 30-feet below the road, and sustained injuries in the wreck. The future Hall of Famer survived, according to law enforcement officials.

Both stories were first reported by TMZ, but have since been confirmed by other sources such as the Associated Press.

Seau was arrested early Monday morning in San Diego after an alleged incident with his 25-year-old live-in girlfriend. Police say Seau assaulted her during a verbal altercation late Sunday night. TMZ reports that she suffered minor injuries but did not require medical treatment.

The former NFL star had left the house before police arrived but was arrested immediately upon his return. Seau was briefly booked in a detention center on charges of felony spousal assault and was released at 3:20 a.m. PT after posting bail.

Six hours later, his car drove off a road near Carlsbad, Calif., and landed at the bottom of a hill a few feet from the Pacific Ocean. Persons familiar with the road say the section Seau drove off was not curved. In a later statement to police, Seau insisted he wasn't trying to kill himself and that the crash was the result of him falling asleep at the wheel.


Big Lou
10-18-2010, 11:01 PM
Is he available for a try out????

Double Barrel
10-20-2010, 10:18 AM
Roid rage. :stirpot: