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Chiefs’ Rashee Rice drove nearly 120 mph just seconds before six car-crash: affidavit

kansas city chiefs According to an arrest warrant affidavit, wide receiver Lachie Rice and SMU football player Teddy Knox were driving at speeds just before they caused a six-car crash on a Texas highway last month that injured several people. He was allegedly driving close to 190 mph.

Affidavit obtained by dallas morning According to news reports, the Lamborghini Urus allegedly driven by Rice was traveling 119 mph 4.5 seconds before the March 30 crash, and the Chevrolet Corvette allegedly driven by Knox. The car was traveling at 116 mph 7.5 seconds before the collision.

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Lachie Rice before the AFC West game between the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on October 12, 2023 in Kansas City, Missouri. 4-year-old). (Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The Corvette reportedly slowed to 91 mph just before the collision.

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Rice, 23, turned himself in at the Glen Heights Police Department on Thursday. He was booked into the DeSoto Regional Jail and released the same day.of NFL players is charged with one count of aggravated assault, one count of collision with serious bodily injury, and six counts of collision with bodily injury.

Knox, 2nd year student at SMU, He turned himself in on the same charges on Friday.

The university confirmed Thursday that Knox had been suspended from the football program, but declined further comment, citing student privacy laws.

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Southern Methodist on special teams during a college football game between the North Texas Mean Green and the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald Ford Stadium on November 10, 2023 in Dallas, Texas. – Mustangs wide receiver Teddy Knox (18). (Chris Leduc/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SMU football player Teddy Knox suspended for alleged involvement in Lachie Rice crash

The drivers of the vehicles “made both erroneous evasive maneuvers” while driving, “putting multiple people at risk of loss of life and serious injury,” according to the affidavit.

Police said Rice and Knox left after the accident without determining whether anyone needed medical attention or providing any information. The occupants of the vehicle, which left the scene, reportedly will not be charged with any crimes.

Several people were injured in the accident. Injuries included head, neck and back injuries. One driver suffered “serious injuries,” according to the affidavit.

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This screen shot from dashcam video provided by Bill Neighbors shows two speeding sports cars (left and second from left) on the North Central Expressway in Dallas on Saturday, March 30, 2024. ) was involved in a chain-reaction crash, Dallas police said Wednesday. , April 10: Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Lachie Rice faces charges including aggravated assault after causing a chain reaction with another speeding sports car driver on a Dallas freeway. It was announced. (Bill Neighbors, via AP)

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Last week, Rice took responsibility and issued an online apology.

“I take full responsibility for my role in this matter and will continue to cooperate with the necessary authorities. I sincerely apologize to everyone affected by Saturday’s accident,” he said at the time.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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