Heat forward Haywood Highsmith ticketed for careless driving after crash

MIAMI (AP) — The agent for Haywood Highsmith says the Miami Heat forward is “shaken” after being involved in a late-night accident where he crashed into a man who was trying to assist the driver of another disabled vehicle. Police said the man who was struck needed a partial amputation of a leg and had other fractures and possible fractures. Highsmith was ticketed for careless driving. Police noted that the disabled vehicle the man was trying to push late Tuesday night did not have its lights on. Highsmith’s agent, Jerry Dianis, says the player rushed to help the injured man and remained on the scene until an ambulance arrived.

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