World champion U.S. boxer Errol Spence Jr, 29, is in a ‘serious condition’ in hospital after crashing and flipping his $300k Ferrari at 3am, while not wearing a seatbelt on his way home from a Dallas nightclub
- Errol Spence Jr has been involved in a serious car crash in Dallas
- He has been left in a ‘serious condition’ after the 3am crash on Wednesday night
- The impact of the crash threw him from his white, $300k Ferrari 488 Spider
- He was rushed to Methodist Dallas Medical Center and is expected to survive
- He won a split decision over fellow American Shawn Porter last month to retain his IBF welterweight title and obtain the WBC welterweight title as well
Errol Spence Jr., one of the world’s preeminent boxers, is in a serious condition after being rushed to hospital following a horrific car crash.
The 29-year-old unified welterweight champion was on his way home from a nightclub when he crashed and flipped his white Ferrari at around 3am close to the I-30 in Dallas.
The impact of the crash is said to have thrown him out of the white, $300k Ferrari 488 Spider along Riverfront Boulevard, and he is not believed to have been wearing a seatbelt.
He was rushed to Methodist Dallas Medical Center and is expected to survive.
World welterweight champion Errol Spencer Jr has been involved in a horror car crash
He is reported to have been seriously injured and rushed to hospital after the crash in Dallas
Spence celebrates after defeating Shawn Porter during their recent clash in September
The boxer had been here at the Sidebar, in Dallas
Pictures have emerged from the States showing the mangled wreck of the white Ferrari with Dallas police in attendance.
A Dallas Police statement said: ‘At 2:53am a Ferrari traveling at a high rate of speed northbound in the 500 S. Riverfront Blvd.
‘The Ferrari veered left over the center median onto the southbound lanes and flipped multiple times ejecting the driver who was not wearing a seatbelt.’
The white Ferrari is thought to have been the only car involved the accident.
Spence posted an Instagram story of a friend while he was out at Sidebar nightclub in Dallas
Spence is pictured with his two daughters Ivy and Violet in September. He has never discussed his marital status or the identity of the girls’ mother
Earlier in the evening Spence posted an Instagram Story showing a friend dancing in the Sidebar nightclub in Dallas.
Spence, born in Long Island, New York, but now living in Dallas, won the IBF world welterweight title by beating Kell Brook in England in 2017 and has held it ever since. He now also holds the WBC world welterweight title.
He has two young daughters, Ivy and Violet, but has always kept the identity of the girls’ mother and his marital status a closely-guarded secret.
He is unbeaten in his 26 fights as a professional boxer with 21 knock-outs, and won a split decision over fellow American Shawn Porter last month.
Spence won the IBF world welterweight title when he beat Kell Brook in Sheffield in 2017
Spence Jr was driving a $300,000 Ferrari 488 Spider similar to the one pictured here