Vader Involved in Car Crash: Latest Details, Reaction on Former WWE Superstar

Mike Chiari@mikechiariFeatured ColumnistNovember 8, 2016

Photo credit: WWE.com

WWE legend Vader was involved in a car accident Tuesday in Boulder, Colorado, but the former Superstar indicated on Twitter he was OK. 

The 61-year-old former Los Angeles Rams center described the scary incident on social media:

Big Van Vader @itsvadertime

Near Fatal iwas unconsconsius and trappef in the csr upside down knocked out for about 35 minsclose one https://t.co/aH2Psw12MH

He also tweeted a photo of his vehicle following the crash:

Big Van Vader @itsvadertime

Rolled it over twice I was loke a giant penatta That bigdent is where my head was A very thanful Vader Time https://t.co/hQ0buFnVQs

The three-time WCW World Heavyweight champion tweeted a photo of his bruised face as well:

Big Van Vader @itsvadertime


Vader is widely regarded as one of the toughest and most athletic big men in professional wrestling history, and he enjoyed a nearly 20-year career in the American Wrestling Association, New Japan Pro Wrestling, WCW and WWE.

Vader still occasionally wrestles, and he made headlines earlier this year for criticizing (warning: link contains NSFW language) the high-flying style of Will Ospreay before facing him and defeating him at RevPro Uprising in London in August.

He has also made occasional appearances for WWE and TNA in recent years, and he presented Stan Hansen as he was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2016.


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