Atlanta Hawks perennial All Star Paul Millsap was involved in a high speed car crash last Monday. Luckily, the power forward was not hurt during the incident.
Accident happens to all of us. It happens in an instant at the least time you expect it. There are certain accidents however that we can dodge. Such accidents are created by miscalculations, mishap, and plainly showboating.
Last monday, a 911 call was made to NBA Superstar Paul Millsap. During the call, a woman narrated what is currently happening on the incident. Here's the excerpt of the call "Oh my gosh, there's fire. It just happened. There's somebody lying on the ground. I heard a crash ... and I saw something fly out. I thought it was a piece of a vehicle. It was a person. And the person landed on the sidewalk."
The lady didn't know that the person involved was Paul Millsap of Atlanta Hawks. His Rolls-Royce car collided with a motorcycle while he was on his own lane. As per reports, Millsap seems to be calm and wants to verify if the biker was seriously injured. After a few minutes, emergency medical team and the police arrived already and started the investigation while they rushed the biker to the hospital.
Paul Millsap was not hurt during the incident. The verdict of the investigation states that the biker is the one to blame since he wasn't able to maintain his own lane. You can check the complete police report below.
According to the police report obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Millsap was not at fault for the accident that occurred when the motorcycle driver pulled out in front of the Rolls-Royce he was driving. The motorcycle driver, who was hospitalized, was cited with failure to maintain his lane. According to the report, the motorcycle driver "lost control of the bike" and hit Millsap's vehicle head-on.
The incident occurred after Millsap left a team sponsored golf outing at Druid Hills Golf Club. The crash happened near the intersection of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Oakdale Road and the motorcycle caught fire, according to Fire Department Sgt. Cortez Stafford. [...] According to Stafford, a Grady Hospital ambulance was already at the scene assessing the patient, who was alert and conscious, but injured. Firefighters extinguished the fire and assisted with cleanup. The injured man was taken to the hospital for treatment.
"I reached out to the family because it is important that he is doing well," Millsap told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "I wanted to send my best wishes to him."