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Lamar Odom was in a car wreck last week

Posted on: July 18, 2011 8:13 am
Edited on: July 19, 2011 9:18 am
By Matt Moore

Update Tuesday 9:00 a.m.: Tragically, the 15-year-old pedestrian boy injured in the crash has died from his injuries, according to Odom posted public condolonces to the boy's family on Twitter Monday night. 

Lamar Odom had a bit of a rough week last week. TMZ reports that he was in New York for a funeral, and during that visit was a passenger in a car crash that involved a pedestrian and a motorcyclist. From the New York Post
A car carrying Los Angeles Lakers and reality-TV star Lamar Odom crashed into a motorcyclist and pedestrian in Queens last week, a rep told The Post.

A spokesman for Odom’s wife, Khloe Kardashian, confirmed that the hoopster was riding in a car service Thursday night in the borough when the accident occurred. Odom grew up in South Jamaica.

“Khloe wasn't in the car. It was a driver, and Lamar was in the back seat,’’ Kardashian’s publicist, Jill Fritzo, told The Post.
via Laker Lamar Odom passenger in car that struck biker, kid in Queens - also reported the incident as well as reporting the pedestrian and motocyclist were seriously injured in the crash. That's definitely a way to shake someone up, even if Odom was just a passenger in the vehicle. It's terrible that the thought has to cross your mind on if this will be on his reality show (you hope not) but that's the world we live in. 

The event follows a tumultous month where rumors ran rampant that Odom had been dangled in trade rumors, including one to Minnesota for the No.2 pick.

Since: Dec 21, 2006
Posted on: July 21, 2011 3:44 pm

Lamar Odom was in a car wreck last week

Thats what happens when your jaywalking  

I guess when you J walk you deserve to die according to some but only if you are in a big city 

Since: Jun 15, 2011
Posted on: July 19, 2011 8:09 pm

Lamar Odom was in a car wreck last week

Thats what happens when your jaywalking!

Since: Apr 23, 2011
Posted on: July 19, 2011 5:45 pm

Lamar Odom was in a car wreck last week

are u serious ? lamar had nothing to do with the car accident, also he hasn't been in trouble in a long time.... u sound like a hater

Since: Apr 9, 2009
Posted on: July 19, 2011 3:42 pm

Lamar Odom was in a car wreck last week

Great insight. Some is always happening. Idiot.

Since: Dec 21, 2006
Posted on: July 19, 2011 3:40 pm

Lamar Odom was in a car wreck last week

Are you serious the pedestian wanted to get hit and die. a person is dead, you say you do not want to callous what is your definition of callous. you just made a comment saying the the person hit was at fault and got what was comming to him he died. Have you ever J walked? You are everything that is wrong with the world. Your comment is not only callous but idiotic as well.

Than you say Big city Pedestrians are notorious for breaking traffic rules. Seriously, most States have a pedestrian law that gives the right  of way to the pedestrian. Most ig cities drivers fail to use common sense like getting off the phone while driving or not texting.

Your comments are disturbing to say the least you inability to understand a human being died and automaticlly assume they are at fault.

I get your point Odom wan't driveing I read the article an know that. I also am smart enough to know the the Driver is at some degree at fault. He hit a Motorcycle and Pedestrian. You add the report did not say if they were in or out yet you assume they were out of a crosswalk.       

Since: Apr 9, 2009
Posted on: July 19, 2011 3:38 pm

Lamar Odom was in a car wreck last week

I'm so glad he tweeted his condolonces. That puts my mind at ease. It also gives the family a chance to re-tweet it. F- Twitter 

Since: Aug 7, 2008
Posted on: July 19, 2011 3:21 pm

Lamar Odom was in a car wreck last week

Why do people assume that Odom was driving? Do these people even know what the words "car service" mean? It means that it's a service where people hire other to drive them around....duh! As for the motorcyclist and pedestrian....they probably "did it to themselves" Motorcyclists and pedestrians in big cities are notorious for disobeying basic traffic right of way and yielding to a large vehicle that can flatten you.

I'm not callous, but I do want to say that people should not automatiucally assume that Odom or his driver was at fault. The report does not say if the people that got killed were in or out of the crosswalk....or if they simply got in the way of a car and expected it to stop for them.

Since: Oct 23, 2007
Posted on: July 19, 2011 2:35 pm

Lamar Odom was in a car wreck last week

Why would anyone ask if Lamar Odom was drinking or not??? That makes absolutely no sense at all. It is awful for what the families are going through right now, but in no way could it be Odom's fault. He was riding with a CAR SERVICE... That would be like trying to fault a passenger in a taxi if the driver makes a mistake. No, it does not say whether or not he was drinking, but how does that matter?

Since: Feb 14, 2008
Posted on: July 19, 2011 2:23 pm

Lamar Odom was in a car wreck last week

A tragedy, my deep condalances to the family and friends of this young innocent victim.

The story doesnt say whether Lamar Odom had been drinking and if he was drunk when his car
hit the innocent pedestrian and a motorcyclist but something was happening.

Since: Oct 14, 2010
Posted on: July 19, 2011 2:06 pm

Lamar Odom was in a car wreck last week

I heard Khloe is dangling Lamar in trade rumors, Lamar and cash for Kobe...

Now that's a bad week.

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