Terrell Owens hit by car after dispute in California

Terrell Owens hit by car after dispute in California

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reports that on Monday, after an altercation in Calabasas, California, pro football hall of famer Terrell Owens was struck by a car but escaped unharmed.

According to a statement from the department, Owens informed investigators that he and the suspect got into a verbal altercation during a pick-up basketball game. After then, the unidentified suspect got into a white BMW and started to drive off.

"The suspect struck Mr. Owens in the left knee with the car as he drove away from the scene. Then he sped off, disappearing from sight. According to the sheriff's office, Mr. Owens declined medical attention and was not hurt.

The football veteran joked on an Instagram Reel featuring video from the basketball game, saying, "Hope the car is okay!!!"

CNN's request for comment has not received a response from Owens' representatives.

After spending 15 seasons in the NFL as a wide receiver and being chosen for six Pro Bowls, Owens concluded his career with 1,078 receptions for 15,934 yards and 153 touchdowns. He was a player for the Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, and Buffalo Bills.

2018 saw Owens' induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Notably, he held his own induction ceremony in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and skipped the one in Canton, Ohio.

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