Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin injured in car crash

PUBLISHED Thu, May 04, 2017 - 4:50pm EDT
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Tampa Bay running back Doug Martin has suffered injuries after his car was struck by another vehicle at an intersection in Tampa, police say. The driver of the second vehicle has been cited for a traffic violation. (more)

The accident happened at about 1:15 p.m. ET on Thursday when Martin's black BMW was driving eastbound on Azeele Street. As he crossed the intersection with Habana Avenue, he was struck by a black Kia.

"Martin's vehicle was displaced from the roadway and hit an air conditioning unit outside of a local business," Tampa Police spokesperson Janelle McGregor said in a statement. "Martin received minor cuts and bruises as a result of the crash."

Police said the driver of the Kia, Jake Balsay, is believed to have ignored a stop sign, causing the collision. Tampa Police officers responded to the scene and cited Balsay for committing a stop sign violation.

  Tampa, FL     





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