Chiefs’ Rashee Rice ‘cooperating with local authorities’ after Dallas car crash: report


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Kansas City Chiefs huge receiver Rashee Rice is working with authorities in Texas following a automotive crash he was linked to over the weekend. 

A press release from his lawyer, Royce West, a member of Texas Senate representing the twenty third District, was supplied to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. 

“On behalf of Rashee Rice, his ideas are with everybody impacted by the auto accident on Saturday,” the assertion from West mentioned. 

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Rashee Rice #4 of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs completes a move previous to the NFL Tremendous Bowl 58 soccer recreation between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs at Allegiant Stadium on February 11, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Michael Owens/Getty Photos)

“Rashee is cooperating with native authorities and can take all vital steps to deal with this case responsibly. Any and all requests for remark could be directed to his lawyer Mr. Royce West of West & Associates, LLP.”

Authorities have been on the lookout for Rice following the “main” automotive wreck that got here on the North Central Expressway at roughly 6:20 p.m. native time on Saturday evening. Regulation enforcement advised The Dallas Morning Information {that a} car both leased or registered to Rice was concerned within the automotive crash. 

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Dashcam footage of the wreck was additionally taken on the expressway. Footage obtained by FOX 4 Dallas exhibits the digicam of Invoice Nabors’ car, which caught a Corvette and Lamborghini rushing down the left lane earlier than barreling right into a grey automotive and different automobiles in entrance of them. 

Whereas the Corvette pulled over to the shoulder after the wreck, the Lamborghini was going through the wrong way in one of many expressway lanes. A number of males have been seen getting out of the car and leaving it within the street. 

The Dallas Morning Information studies Rice was concerned with the Corvette that was rushing with the Lamborghini. 

Nevertheless, FOX 4 Dallas reported Monday that an lawyer representing The Traditional Life-style confirmed Rice rented the Lamborghini SUV from them. He was imagined to be the one individual driving the automotive, per the corporate’s coverage.  

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Rashee Rice #4 of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs walks off the sphere following an NFL soccer recreation between the Denver Broncos and the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs at Empower Area At Mile Excessive on October 29, 2023 in Denver, Colorado. (Michael Owens/Getty Photos)

Dallas Police additionally advised Fox Information Digital that occupants in each the Corvette and Lamborghini fled the scene of the automotive crash with out checking to see if anybody wanted assist or offering data to these affected. 

Two drivers of automobiles wanted to be handled for accidents, whereas two others have been taken to a hospital for minor accidents. 

Rice is a Texas native regardless of being born in Philadelphia. He performed his highschool ball at Richland Excessive College in North Richland Hills earlier than attending SMU. 

The Chiefs drafted Rice within the second spherical of the 2023 NFL Draft, the place he progressively turned certainly one of Patrick Mahomes’ most dependable receivers in a yr the place a real No. 1 didn’t stand out. 

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Rashee Rice #4 of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs warms up earlier than Tremendous Bowl LVIII towards the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs at Allegiant Stadium on February 11, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Jamie Squire/Getty Photos)

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Rice had 938 yards with seven touchdowns on 79 receptions in his rookie season, which was capped with a Tremendous Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers. 

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