Updated at 3:34 p.m.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has two transverse fractures in his lower back, but no further injuries after a car accident this afternoon, according to the Carolina Panthers.
CMPD says the two-car accident happened at about 12:30 p.m. on the South Church Street bridge uptown.
Newton and the driver of the other car were both taken to the hospital. CMPD says neither has life-threatening injuries. News photographs showed Newton’s truck on its side.
The Panthers issued the following statement: