Palace release statement after Souare car crash

Date published: Monday 12th September 2016 10:45

Crystal Palace have confirmed that Pape Souare has suffered numerous injuries after a car accident on Sunday.

Reports emerged on Monday morning that Souare had been airlifted to hospital after a ‘serious car crash’, but it appears as though the defender’s injuries are not life-threatening.

He will remain in hospital while he is being monitored, but is expected to make a full recovery soon.

Crystal Palace released the following statement on their website:

‘Crystal Palace Football Club regret to confirm that Pape Souare was yesterday (Sunday) involved in a car accident and taken to hospital in London.

‘The player has sustained injuries to his thigh and jaw bone and will remain in hospital whilst he receives treatment.

‘The club are liaising closely with the hospital on his progress and we obviously wish him a speedy recovery.

‘Our thoughts are with Pape and his family at this time.’

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