Lamar Odom Crashes the Boards Benz
Injured Lamar Odom, who has been a huge disappointment to the Lakers, totaled his Mercedes Benz in Hawthorne yesterday, t-boning a woman in a Geo Prism who had to be removed via the jaws-of-life.
The small forward sustained a concussion from the accident but was healthy enough to watch the Lakers lose to the Rockets last night.
Odom, who is inactive for the Lakers because of left shoulder surgery in the offseason, was on his way to the team's pregame shootaround prior to Tuesday night's season opener against Houston, according to the Riverside Press-Enterprise. The paper reported that Odom went to the hospital in an ambulance and was given a CT scan. That showed the slight concussion. - ESPN
TMZ is reporting that the woman seems to be hanging in there.
The victim's family tells TMZ that she is in serious but stable condition with a head injury and injuries to her left leg. Sources tell us neither alcohol nor drugs were a factor in the accident, adding Odom stayed with the victim and was very concerned about her well being.