Year After Crash, Davies Speeding At 125 MPH?

Nearly a year to the day after a serious car crash near D.C. almost killed him - and cost him a spot on the U.S. World Cup team - soccer player Charlie Davies was reportedly cited by French police last weekend for speeding - at 125 MPH.

Charlies Davies speeding at 125 mph


Eastern France newspaper LE PROGRES and the AFP French news agency reported Friday evening that last Saturday Davis was arrested and had his license taken away after cops clocked him speeding in the town of Jura while driving an Audi Q7.

In the early morning hours of Oct. 13, 2009, Davies suffered a lacerated bladder, three broken bones in his right leg, a fractured elbow, eye socket and nose as a passenger in a vehicle crash that cut the car in half - and killed another passenger. Read more…

U.S. National Team Soccer Player In Va. Car Crash

Charlie Davies

Charlie Davies, a striker on the U.S. National soccer team, was in surgery in stable condition this afternoon after a car crash in Arlington, Virginia this morning. One passenger in the car, a 22-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. The injuries to Davies, 23, are not life threatening, which is somewhat amazing considering the condition of the car.

As you can see in the photo, the car was sheared in half in the accident, which occurred on George Washington Parkway, with no other cars involved. the cause of the crash is still being investigated. Read more…