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New Details Emerge In NFL WR's Arrest After Car Accident

Earlier this weekend, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams was arrested after allegedly crashing his vehicle into a light pole and fleeing the scene of the accident.

According to the earlier report from Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram, Williams was arrested on public intoxication charges at around 5 a.m. ET. In the hours since the report was filed, new information has come to light, including a statement from Williams himself.

The new report reveals Williams was arrested after being found riding an electric bicycle.

From the report:

The driver of the vehicle had fled the scene and could not be found in the area, but Frisco PD were able to determine the vehicle was registered to Williams.

FPD located Williams near his residence riding an electric bicycle in the road, where he was arrested.

The star wide receiver released a statement clarifying the events of that night. Williams said he wasn't able to drive the vehicle after the accident, and had his neighbor pick him up.

"I am grateful that no one was injured in the accident. The driver in front of me slammed on his brakes and I turned to the left and hopped the curb to avoid hitting him. I got his insurance information and my neighbor picked me up when my car wouldn’t drive. I live right near where the accident occurred, so my neighbor dropped me off and I called a tow truck and took the scooter from my house to go meet the tow truck driver.

The police officer, who I have met in the past in the neighborhood, saw me on the scooter and arrested me without performing any sobriety tests. I have always been an upstanding citizen and handled the situation the best way I know how. I apologize if I should have handled it a little bit differently."

Regardless of the facts in the case, it's not a good look for Williams, especially with how the Cowboys have approached the receiver position this offseason. Dallas added former Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Hurns this offseason and drafted college star Michael Gallup to make up for getting rid of Dez Bryant.

The team also lost Jason Witten to retirement.

[Star-Telegram]