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Super Bowl champion admits role in Texas car crash

By Sam Cabral & Max Matza

NFL star Rashee Rice has apologised for his role in a hit-and-run crash on Saturday that left two people injured.

“I take full responsibility for my part in this matter and will continue to co-operate with the necessary authorities,” he posted on Wednesday.

Police in Dallas, Texas, say two speeding cars, a Lamborghini and Corvette, caused “a chain reaction collision” that damaged four more cars.

The Lamborghini and Corvette occupants left the scene, police say.

“The occupants of the Lamborghini and the Corvette all ran from the scene without stopping to determine if anyone needed medical help or providing their information,” Dallas police said in a statement sent to the BBC.

In his short Instagram post, Rashee Rice, a 23-year-old wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs. said he had met with Dallas investigators earlier on Wednesday.

“I sincerely apologise to everyone impacted in Saturday’s accident,” he added.

His lawyer, Royce West, on Monday told ESPN: “On behalf of Rashee Rice, his thoughts are with everyone impacted by the automobile accident on Saturday.

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