HoopsHype Mookie Blaylock rumors
Former NBA All-Star guard Daron "Mookie" Blaylock has been upgraded to serious condition a day after his SUV crashed head-on into a van and killed a woman. Atlanta Medical Center spokeswoman Nicole Gustin said Saturday that the 46-year-old Blaylock had been upgraded to serious condition. On Friday, the hospital listed Blaylock in critical condition, and police said the former Atlanta Hawks player had been placed on life support for a short time. Boston Herald
Former NBA All-Star guard Daron "Mookie" Blaylock was in critical condition at a hospital Friday after his SUV crossed the center line and crashed head-on into a van in suburban Atlanta, police said. Blaylock was driving in Jonesboro on Friday when he crashed. He was airlifted to the Atlanta Medical Center in critical condition, Clayton County police spokesman Clarence Cox says. Blaylock was taken off life support shortly after 8 p.m. ET and remains in guarded but critical condition. Cox says the man and woman riding in the van were also taken to the medical center. USA Today Sports
By Friday evening, Blaylock’s condition had improved and he was in stable condition, Allen said. Blaylock has been under treatment for seizures, a family member told police. It was not immediately known if that contributed to the wreck or if Blaylock would face charges. Monica Murphy, a passenger in the second vehicle, was bleeding internally and underwent surgery, Allen said. She was reportedly in critical condition late Friday. Frankie Murphy’s injuries were not serious, according to police. Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Former NBA star and Hawks player Mookie Blaylock was one of two people critically injured Friday afternoon in a head-on collision in Clayton County, according to police. Blaylock, 46, was driving a Cadillac Escalade northbound on Tara Boulevard when for unknown reasons, he crossed over the median and into a southbound lane, Jonesboro police Chief Franklin Allen told The Atlanta Journal- Constitution. Atlanta Journal-Constitution
All three were transported to Atlanta Medical Center, where Blaylock was flown and was on life support and unresponsive, Franklin said. A female passenger in the second vehicle was bleeding internally, he said. Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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