Trout uninjured in serious accident on highway

Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Trout was involved in a serious highway crash Wednesday night in Orange County, California, in which he was uninjured after a home game in nearby Anaheim.

Two people were sent to hospitals as a result of two separate, related accidents on the 55 freeway in Tustin, reports said, citing emergency personnel officials.

Video and photos showed Trout standing at the scene talking to an official and also looking at his cell phone, all the while appearing to be OK.

Angels general manager Billy Eppler confirmed Trout’s involvement in the crash and said in a statement he had spoken to the 2014 American League MVP and that “he feels fine.” Eppler said Trout was at home and is planning to travel with the club on Thursday to Seattle.

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One person was removed from their car using the Jaws of Life, the Register reported, citing Capt. Larry Kurtz of the Orange County Fire Authority.

Officials did not comment on details of the accidents, and the California Highway Patrol was investigating.

Trout, hitting .319 with 25 home runs and 84 RBIs, was given the night off to rest on Wednesday, as the Angels completed a three-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds with a 3-0 win.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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