On July 4th, the Miami Dolphins player Kendrick Norton, unfortunately, lost his arm in a horrific car accident.
Now, we have received word that Kendrick Norton is trying to do his best to remain positive about his life being changed forever. Continue on to hear Kendrick Norton speaks on losing arm + horrific car accident…
CelebNSports247.com previously reported on the Dolphins player losing his arm on the 4th, now Kendrick Norton’s life has changed forever and his NFL career is OVER.
According to reports the Miami Dolphins player Kendrick Norton was cut off by another vehicle which forced him to swerve off the road when he lost control of his F-250 truck on a Miami highway leading to his car flipping upside down.
What we have learned is in order to save his life, first responders had no choice but to amputate Norton’s arm on the scene.
The 22-years-old had just begun his NFL career, but after the car accident, there is no way he can ever play in the NFL again.
Norton is currently recovering at the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital and spoke to CBS4’s Peter D’Oench about his injuries.
Kendrick whose voice was shakey in the interview said:
I’m alive. If nothing else, I’m alive.
As you see by the video, Norton’s arm was amputated near his elbow.
One thing keeps me going and that is that I am still able to be here. Seeing my family is so important. It is very good that I have this support system. It keeps me strong and it keeps me tall. But I realize that I will not be able to play for anyone. We are working past that you know. That reality is sinking in. I am alive and I am grateful. Now I want to organize a blood drive.
Staying positive, Norton from the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, with his grandparents and father by his side said:
I’m doing fine. I’m doing the best I can.
The 7th-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft said he’s trying to figure out another purpose in life.
It’s not realistic that I’m going to play football anymore. We’re working past that. We’re going to be doing a blood drive.