The Latest: Fisher grateful to be OK after crash, DUI arrest
LOS ANGELES (AP) The Latest on the arrest of former Los Angeles Lakers player and ex-New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher (all times local):
Former Los Angeles Lakers player and ex-New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher and Basketball Wives” reality star Gloria Govan say they are grateful to be OK after a crash that led to Fisher’s arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.
Fisher and Govan released a joint statement Sunday afternoon, hours after Fisher’s arrest in Los Angeles.
They said they were ”beyond grateful that we are both OK and no one else was involved.” The two-sentence statement also thanked their supporters for thoughts and prayers.
The California Highway Patrol said Fisher’s 2015 Cadillac veered onto a freeway shoulder while approaching an interchange and then hit a concrete curb and guardrail. The car overturned and came to rest on its roof.
The Highway Patrol said Fisher had been drinking before the crash.
Authorities say former Los Angeles Lakers player and ex-New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after he flipped his vehicle on a California highway.
The California Highway Patrol says neither Fisher nor his passenger, former ”Basketball Wives” reality star Gloria Govan, were injured in the crash early Sunday.
Authorities say Fisher was driving on U.S. 101 in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles when his 2015 Cadillac veered onto the right shoulder while approaching an interchange.
The car hit the shoulder’s concrete curb and guardrail, overturned and came to a rest on its roof.
The Highway Patrol says officers discovered that Fisher had been drinking and he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.