Talk about making a bad situation worse … The SUV that Derek Fisher wrecked over the weekend in his DUI crash is registered to one Matthew K. Barnes … TMZ Sports has learned. Fisher was driving the white 2015 Cadillac Escalade early Sunday morning when he hit a guard rail on the 101 Freeway in L.A. and flipped it while driving home with his girlfriend, Gloria Govan.
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Derek Fisher is incredibly lucky to be alive … judging by the photos of the SUV he wrecked during his DUI crash Sunday morning. TMZ Sports obtained photos of the wreckage — which shows smashed out windows on the passenger and driver’s side of the 2015 Cadillac Escalade he was driving at the time. You can also see the airbags that were deployed — which likely had a role in saving his life.
Derek Fisher said he is happy to still be alive on Monday, one day after being arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after flipping his vehicle. “The most important part is that we’re here and that no one else was injured,” Fisher told TMZ on Monday. “So from here, just focusing on the positives of being here.”
Former Los Angeles Laker and ex-New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after his vehicle overturned today on the 101 Freeway. His lone passenger, former “Basketball Wives” reality star Gloria Govan, escaped injury.
The crash was a little after 3 a.m. on the westbound freeway, approaching the 405 Freeway interchange. Fisher, 42, was driving a 2015 Cadillac, the California Highway Patrol reported. Fisher was driving in the number four lane, approaching the 405 interchange, when he allowed the vehicle to veer right and onto the paved right shoulder.