Seau: Felony Assault Charge, Minor Crash Injuries

Following his release early Monday from a San Diego jail after being arrested on a charge of felony spousal assault with injury, Junior Seau later drove his SUV off a cliff today.

Junior Seau drove SUV off cliff

CBS 8 in San Diego reports of the crash:

Seau drove his vehicle off a cliff in Carlsbad. A witness told News 8 that he was seen driving about 70 miles per hour and made no attempt to brake or slow down.

Seau Witness Statement

(UPDATE: It appears CBS 8 took down the above witness account but the Tampa Bay CBS affiliate has not yet removed it. It can also be accessed with a Google search - for now.)

Junior Seau drove SUV off cliff

The ASSOCIATED PRESS reports the drop from the roadside cliff to the beach was approximately 30 feet.

Junior Seau drove SUV off cliff

San Diego 6 reports the SUV crash took place, “near Interstate 5 and Palomar Airport Road.

On if drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash, Carlsbad police Lt. Kelly Cain told the NORTH COUNTY TIMES, “At this point, it doesn’t appear that there was any of that involved.

KGTV in San Diego reports of Seau’s arrest and his current condition: Read more…