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...

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