(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been taken to a hospital after being involved in an auto accident in Charlotte.
Television footage shows Newton on a stretcher being placed in an ambulance Tuesday. The accident happened one block from the Panthers stadium.
It’s unclear how badly the 25-year-old he was injured.
Newton has 2,800 yards passing this season with 16 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. He also has rushed for 425 yards and 3 touchdowns to lead the Panthers to a 4-8-1 record.
Newton, an Atlanta native, led the Auburn Tigers to a national championship.