El pateador de despeje de los Giants Steve Weatherford estuvo involucrado en un accidente automovilístico temprano por la mañana del lunes en la autopista de Nueva Jersey, pero saió sin sufrir lesiones graves, según el New York Post.
Weatherford, que regresaba a Nueva Jersey desde California después del nacimiento de su hija, escribió en Instagram sobre el incidente que su vuelo fue desviado a Washington D.C., y tuvo que rentar un coche para la llegar al entrenamiento voluntario del lunes. Pasó por un bache lleno de agua en la carretera y su coche de alquiler fue pérdida total.
«Mi coche de alquiler está destrozado y salí sin un rasguño», escribió. «Me siento tan increíblemente bendecido».
So I've just had a night I will never forget… My morning started with a visit to see my newborn baby girl JJ at the hospital in San Diego. I left the hospital to catch a flight to Newark to join my team today for OTA practices. This is where it gets crazy. All flights into Newark were cancelled due to thunderstorms so my flight had to reroute to DC. We didn't land til 11pm. It was already too late to train or bus to NJ, so I rented a car so I don't miss practice today. 3 hours into my trip at 3:30am I run into a massive body of water on the NJ turnpike, I hydroplane, slam into the median, get blasted in the face by the air bags. My rental is totaled, and I walked out without a scratch. I am feeling so incredibly blessed. Not only has God given my family and I a beautiful, healthy 10 pound baby girl. He sent his guardian angels to keep my car from flipping and possibly dying. So, I call 911 and the finest Highway Patrol in America, the NJ State Police come to the rescue and offer me a ride back to Hoboken. These guys didn't do it because they were football fans, they didn't even know who I was or what I do. I'm super proud to have always been a supporter of the NY/NJ Police and Fire Departments. So I want to give a #GIANT thank you to Officer Adam Brozek and his partner Officer Kim Smith for coming to my aid in my time of need, and going that extra step further for driving me 45 miles home. God saved me, and the NJ State Troopers delivered me. Now I'm home shaking like a leaf, trying to pack my bag to go to practice. I'm so thankful to even be walking right now. #GodIsGood #Blessed Thank you again to the NJ State Police! #GodBlessYouBoys