Michael Lorenzen

Mike Trout talks about car crash before Angels fall to Mariners, 11-8

Mike Trout talks about car crash before Angels fall to Mariners, 11-8

Mike Trout knew reporters were looking for him in Safeco Field’s visiting clubhouse Friday afternoon. Spotting them as he barreled around a corner, the Angels center fielder said he was ready to speak about his Wednesday car crash. And then he sighed.

“Oh, geez,” he said. 

Leaning against a wall, Trout said he had never been involved in an automobile accident before Wednesday night, when he was returning home from a postgame dinner with teammates around 8:40 p.m.

According to the California Highway Patrol report of the incident, Trout swerved in his Mercedes to avoid congested traffic on the southbound 55 Freeway and struck another vehicle. The resulting impact...

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