A US-based Nigerian basketball star, Obinna Anyanwu was involved in a serious car crash over the weekend just hours after his team’s championship game in San Diego.
The rising star, who is a top H.S. basketball star was driving home on the 163 from a friend’s house late Saturday night or early Sunday morning when a car forced him to crash into a guard rail, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
The report says after Obinna got out of the car after the crash he was hit by another vehicle, causing major injuries.
The 6-foot-7 junior was taken to the hospital with a collapsed lung and other injuries, the report added. His condition is unknown at the moment.
The power forward, who has offers from Arizona and USC is considered as one of the top recruits in the 2021 class. Rivals.com has him ranked as the No. 76 junior in the US.