Philadelphia 76ers winger Kelly Oubre Jr. was run over last Saturday night in the center of the American city.
As a result, the 27-year-old player suffered a broken rib and was taken to the hospital shortly after the accident, being released hours later.
Therefore, the player was removed from the list of players listed for the game against the Indiana Pacers and will be re-evaluated in a week.
According to the Philadelphia 76ers’ official schedule, he will be able to return to training this Tuesday, without participating in any physical activity.
Thus, according to information from the Philadelphia police, Kelly Oubre Jr was run over at around 7pm. as he crossed the intersection of Broad and Locust streets.
Additionally, the owner of the silver vehicle that struck the NBA player fled the scene without providing assistance, according to 6ABC Philadelphia. An investigation was opened to investigate the case
“Kelly is home and doing well. It was a pretty traumatic situation, but now he just needs to rest and recover,” said team coach Nick Nurse.
In the match against the Pacers, this Sunday, several fans carried posters wishing Oubre a speedy recovery.