facebook
twitter
search
search

Lawyer: Man in Brady crash doing poorly

Sept. 13, 2010 at 7:05 PM

BOSTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The condition of a man involved in a car crash with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has worsened, the man's attorney said Monday.

Samuel Reef, a lawyer for the family of 49-year-old Rogerio Rodrigues, told The Boston Globe Rodrigues' medical status has deteriorated. "Things have taken a turn for the worse over the weekend," Reef said. "We want to see how he progresses at this point."

Police said Rodrigues was lying in the back of a van driven by his son, 21-year-old Ludgero Rodrigues, when it collided with Brady's 2009 Audi S8 Thursday.

The younger Rodrigues was issued a ticket for running a red light in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, but maintains he had a green light when the accident happened.

Brady was shaken up by the accident, but went on to play a solid game in the Patriots' 38-24 season-opening victory over Cincinnati.

"I was excited I was able to go out there and come home and see my family right after that," the signal-caller told WEEI-AM, Boston. "I'm just fortunate I'm able to be here with my son, my wife, that's really a blessing."

Related UPI Stories
Topics: Tom Brady
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Electronics certification company makes hoverboard burst into flames
Eli Manning explains pout after Denver Broncos' Super Bowl score
Duke's Grayson Allen trips Louisville player
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Larry Sanders considering NBA comeback