Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was involved in a car accident on Tuesday.
Details were not immediately provided by the team.
"We are closely monitoring the situation of a car wreck involving Cam Newton," the Panthers said via Twitter. "We will have more information at an appropriate time."
The Charlotte Observer said the accident occurred at about 12:50 p.m. ET near Bank of America Stadium. The paper said one of the vehicles involved in the accident overturned.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Newton was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A picture from the Observer's Twitter page showed Newton conscious and smiling while being examined by medical personnel.