Report: Michigan’s Simpson crashed car prior to suspension

first_imgLast Updated: 7th February, 2020 11:46 IST Report: Michigan’s Simpson Crashed Car Prior To Suspension Michigan guard Zavier Simpson reportedly crashed a vehicle registered to the wife of the Wolverines’ athletic director late last month, shortly before the school announced he was suspended for a game. Written By WATCH US LIVE Michigan guard Zavier Simpson reportedly crashed a vehicle registered to the wife of the Wolverines’ athletic director late last month, shortly before the school announced he was suspended for a game.MLive, citing a police report,According to the police report, Simpson told officers his name was Jeff Jackson Simpson, and that he’d been walking down the street and noticed the crashed vehicle. When officers recognized him and asked why he’d given a different name, Simpson said he didn’t want to be involved with the crash report.Simpson told police the car belonged to Evan Manuel, a student manager for the basketball team who is the son of athletic director Warde Manuel.Police said Chrislan Manuel, Warde Manuel’s wife and the registered owner of the car, spoke with Evan and told police that Simpson had been driving. When interviewed by an investigator, Simpson said he drove the car into a pole because of icy conditions.Simpson received a citation for driving too fast for conditions.Michigan announced Jan. 27 that Simpson“We have addressed this situation with Zavier and continue to move forward,” a Michigan basketball spokesman said Thursday in a statement, according to MLive.”We viewed his situation as an educational opportunity for him as well as the rest of the team.” COMMENT SUBSCRIBE TO UScenter_img Associated Press Television News First Published: 7th February, 2020 11:46 IST LIVE TV FOLLOW USlast_img

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