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Stephen Curry and his Porsche Panamera get into a pair of accidents

Thankfully, the basketball superstar wasn’t injured

Stephen Curry’s Panamera suffered significant damage up front. PHOTO FROM CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL

In case you basketball-loving car enthusiasts were wondering what kind of wheels Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry was keeping in his garage, at least we now know what one of those vehicles is: a Porsche Panamera. We know this because the NBA superstar got into a pair of accidents last Friday while he was driving his Panamera in Oakland. First, he was hit by a Lexus sedan whose driver had lost control of the car while making a lane change, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Obviously, no one is exempt from car accidents. Not even safe drivers. PHOTO FROM CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL

Curry, the CHP added, then parked his car by the median strip to wait for assistance. Unfortunately, he was again hit by a Honda Civic a mere 10 minutes later. There’s no truth to the rumor that LeBron James and Russell Westbrook were driving the two cars that collided with Curry’s Panamera.

When you’re a famous celebrity, cops just want a picture with you. PHOTO FROM CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL

All kidding aside, Curry was fortunate to walk away from the two incidents without sustaining any injury. The CHP noted that every person involved in the mishaps was wearing a seatbelt, hence the absence of any significant harm apart from property damage.

Another piece of advice from the law enforcement agency: “We would like to remind everyone to slow it during inclement weather.”

The popular baller tweeted the following message in the aftermath of the accidents:

We can’t emphasize it firmly enough: Always wear your seatbelt. You never know when another vehicle will come into contact with yours. It doesn’t matter if you’re the safest driver in the world—accidents really do happen (and most of the time for no reason at all). Buckle up and stay alive. You’ll thank yourself later for having done so.

Vernon B. Sarne

Vernon is the founder and editor-in-chief of VISOR. He has been an automotive journalist since July 1995. He became one by serendipity, walking into the office of a small publishing company and applying for a position he had no idea was for a local car magazine. God has watched over him throughout his humble journey. He writes the ‘Spoiler’ column.