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Alabama-Huntsville's Lysaght Injured in Car Accident

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Alabama-Huntsville sophomore forward Kyle Lysaght was seriously injured when the car he was a passenger in slammed into a utility pole in Georgia, according to a report by the East Cobb Patch.

The accident occured on Saturday, March 16.

Lysaght, 22, was airlifted to the Atlanta Medical Center and was listed in critical condiction. He was the frontseat passenger in a gray 2007 Lexus that was struck by a white 2005 Toyota Tacoma at an intersection and then slammed into a utility pole.

According to a later report in the Huntsville Times, UAH coach Kurt Kleinendorst said that, according to Lysaght's father, Lysaght had "stabilized" and "the worst is behind him." But he also faces a long recovery, Kleinendorst said.

The driver of both the Lexus and Toyota were taken by ambulance to WellStar Kennestone Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A backseat passenger in the Lexus refused medical treatement.

Lysaght appeared in 20 games for the Chargers this past season, recording four goals and two assists. He played in 31 games as a freshmen, totaling seven goals and six assists.

 

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