UConn Player Leaves Scene Of Scooter Crash

STORRS, Conn. (AP)/CBS Connecticut _ UConn guard Jalen Adams has been charged with a misdemeanor after police say he left the scene of a crash involving a scooter he was operating.

Police say the 21-year-old junior was among four men who were racing their scooters on campus Wednesday night when the one Adams was operating hit the back of another. Police say Adams left the broken scooter at the scene and hopped on the back of another.

No injuries were reported. Police say they located Adams, the other men and the three other scooters at a local business.

Adams was charged with evading responsibility and released after posting a $500 bond.

A statement issued by the UConn Athletic Department said  Adams was suspended from practice Thursday for conduct detrimental to the team.It said  his status  would be evaluated on a day-to-day basis by head coach Kevin Ollie.

Adams averaged more than 14 points a game for the Huskies last season. The team opens the season Friday against Colgate.

 

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