Norton’s representative, Malki Kawa validated the seriousness of the circumstance in a Twitter post on Thursday. He stated: “With unhappiness, I can verify that Kendrick Norton remained in a vehicle mishap last night and suffered numerous injuries, consisting of the amputation of his arm.
“We ask that you continue to wish him. His household likewise asks that the general public regard Kendrick’s privacy.”
The previous University of Miami stand-out was noted in critical condition at a Miami medical facility; however, his injuries are not thought to be dangerous.
The effect of the crash was so extreme Norton’s arm needed to be cut off by paramedics at the scene, according to a report in the South Florida Sun Guard.
“We were warned today of a major vehicle mishap including Kendrick Norton,” the Dolphins stated in a post to the group’s Twitter account on Thursday.
“Our prayers and ideas are with Kendrick and his household throughout this time.”
Norton, who turned 22 on June 7, was signed off the Carolina Panthers’ practice team in 2015 and was anticipated to complete for an area on the Dolphins’ 53-man lineup this summer season. The 6ft 3in, 314-pound protective lineman had 84 takes on in 3 seasons at Miami in college, consisting of 5 sacks. Norton, who has not played in an NFL video game, was a seventh-round draft choice by the Panthers in 2018.