Browns DE Myles Garrett issued a citation for failing to control the vehicle following a single-car accident

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett received a citation for being unable to control his vehicle following the single-car crash he was involved in this week, the Ohio State Highway Patrol confirmed Thursday. at NFL.com.

The OSHP also said in a report that Garrett was driving at an “unsafe speed for the type of road being taken which appeared to be a contributing factor” to the accident.

The Browns announced Tuesday that Garrett suffered shoulder and bicep strains as well as multiple lacerations in the accident. Garrett was released from the hospital on Monday.

“I observed a laceration on Mr. Garrett’s right wrist/hand and asked him what injuries he had sustained,” the reporting officer wrote in his accident report. “Garrett said he had pain in his right wrist/hand, right bicep, left shoulder and left side of his face.”

The three-time Pro Bowler was not at the Browns facility on Wednesday, but head coach Kevin Stefanski told reporters he expected Garrett to be back with the team on Thursday, even if he wasn’t. unclear if he would participate in training in any way.

Garrett returned to the facility Thursday, NFL Network insider Tom Pelissero reported, but his status is yet to be determined for Cleveland’s Week 4 game. Browns defensive coordinator Joe Woods told reporters Garrett won’t practice Thursday and is staying day-to-day.

Garrett, 26, and a passenger were involved in an accident around 3 p.m. local time Monday after leaving the team’s training facility in Berea, Ohio, the State Highway Patrol said Monday. State of Ohio at NFL.com. Garrett was alert and conscious when officers arrived at the scene, and no impairments were suspected, according to OSHP. Garrett and the passenger were each wearing their seatbelts.

The Browns face the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

Kevin A. Perras