Dallas news media are reporting Errol Spence Jr. has been involved in a serious car accident involving a high-powered Ferrari. The welterweight star, who added the WBC title to his IBF version against Shawn Porter recently, is ‘expected to survive’ – according to Dallas police. CBS 11 News, based in Spence’s hometown, revealed the boxer was named to them specifically after reports of the crash. They said: “Sources tell CBS 11 News the driver of a Ferrari who was seriously injured in a rollover crash in Dallas is local boxing sensation Errol Spence Jr. “The crash happened just after 3 a.m. on Riverfront Boulevard near I-30 near downtown. It involved one vehicle. “According to police, the vehicle was going at a high rate of speed in the northbound lanes in the 500 block of S. Riverfront Boulevard. “The vehicle went over the center median and flipped multiple times, ejecting the driver. Police say he was not wearing a seatbelt. “Police say the driver was taken to the hospital in serious condition. He is expected to survive. His identity was not officially released but sources close to Spence confirmed he was involved in the crash.
Madison Sawyer of CBD Dallas added: “Sources tell @CBSDFW Pro boxer ERROL SPENCE JR is the “high-profile man” @Dallaspd says was seriously injured after being ejected from the #Ferrari he was driving during a rollover crash on Riverfront Blvd. He was transported hospital. He is expected to survive. #BREAKING”