NBA's Haywood Highsmith In Car Crash, Man Reportedly Has Leg Partially Amputated
2024/02/07

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Miami Heat player Haywood Highsmith was involved in a car accident on Tuesday night, following a game in Miami. Reports suggest that the crash left one man in critical condition with a partially amputated leg. Highsmith, a 27-year-old undrafted free agent, was driving home after the Heat's game against the Orlando Magic, in which he played for three minutes. According to local reporter Andy Slater, Highsmith hit a man who was assisting another driver stuck in the middle of the road. The man who was struck remains in critical condition. The Miami Heat issued a statement expressing their concern for those injured in the accident. Highsmith will not play in the team's upcoming game against the San Antonio Spurs due to "personal reasons." This season, Highsmith has played in 37 games, averaging 5.8 points and 2.8 rebounds. It is currently unclear when he will rejoin the team.

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