GREECE, N.Y. (WROC) — Jason McElwain, known around the world as J-Mac, was hospitalized Monday after being injured in a crash in Greece.
McElwain was taken to the ICU with nine broken ribs, a broken clavicle, a broken cheekbone, and a collapsed lung, according to sources who say he did not sustain any head injury. McElwain was awake and talking, and expected to make a full recovery.
News 8 reached out to the Greece Police Department. Investigators would confirm only that a bicyclist “came into contact with” a vehicle around 1:30 p.m. on Latta Road near Wegmans. Police said the bicyclist was hospitalized with minor injuries. There were no other injuries.
J-Mac became known worldwide after scoring 20 points for Greece Athena in 2006, in a varsity basketball game. He was nominated for Best Moment of the year at the ESPYs.
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