Fallout From Tragic Car Accident Lingers as Charlie Davies Returns to D.C.
WASHINGTON -- The siren from a passing emergency vehicle could be heard as D.C. United general manager Dave Kasper introduced Charlie Davies to the media at RFK Stadium on Wednesday, the sort of blare that surrounded the striker as he lay critically injured after a single-car accident not far from here in October 2009.
Not that Davies recalls much about that tragic night that left a fellow passenger dead and derailed his soccer career.
"The only thing I remember was getting in the car, eventually putting on my seat belt and waking up in the hospital," Davies said. "I didn't know how I got there. The only thing I could do was panic. I started taking the staples out of my stomach until a nurse ran over and stopped me."
Davies broke curfew to meet up with Maria Espinoza and Ashley Roberta,... [via Soccer Fanhousesoccer Main]