Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash in his hometown of Miami, Florida, on Thursday, March 17.
The 23-year-old NFL player was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital with severe head trauma and underwent surgery late on Thursday night.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh said in a statement: "This is devastating news. Our prayers and hopes are with Tray and his family tonight."
Fellow players and friends took to Twitter to express their shock and devastation at the news, and to wish Walker and his family well.
"Tray was like a brother to me hearing some news like this hurts my heart," Fellow cornerback Julian Wilson wrote. "I know Tray's a fighter & he's going to pull through. Love ya'!"
According to the Miami Herald, police reports state that Walker was heading westbound on a Honda dirt bike with no lights and wearing dark clothing when he collided with a Ford Escape.
Larry Eason, who said Walker was his nephew, told the outlet he rushed to the scene of the accident as soon as he heard.
“It’s hard seeing how messed up the bike is,” he said. “I just hope he’s OK.”
Walker attended Miami Northwestern High School before playing in college at Texas Southern University.
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