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Photo from Atlanta Journal Constitution Former Atlanta Hawks point guard Mookie Blaylock was involved in a head on collision on Friday. Blaylock originally was on life support, but by Friday night, he was taken off it yet remained in guarded, but critical condition, police told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Blaylock, 46, was driving northbound on Tara Boulevard when for unknown reasons, he crossed over the median and into a southbound lane around 1 p.m., Jonesboro police Chief Franklin Allen told the newspaper. Blaylock’s vehicle struck another vehicle head-on, injuring two people, Frankie and Monica Murphy, and himself, Allen said. All three were transported to the hospital. According to the newspaper, Blaylock has been under treatment for seizures. It was not immediately known if that contributed to the wreck.

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Blaylock upgraded to serious condition after crash

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Ex-NBA guard Mookie Blaylock critically injured in car crash

JONESBORO, Ga. -- Police say former NBA All-Star guard Daron "Mookie" Blaylock is on life support after a car crash in suburban Atlanta. Clayton County police spokesman Clarence Cox says Blaylock was driving in Jonesboro Friday when his SUV crossed the center line and hit a van head on. Cox says Blaylock was airlifted to the Atlanta Medical Center where he was in critical...

'Mookie' Blaylock, 46, on life support

Former NBA All-Star guard Daron ''Mookie'' Blaylock was on life support at a hospital Friday after his SUV crossed the center line and crashed head-on into a van in suburban Atlanta, police said. Blaylock was driving in Jonesboro Friday when he crashed and was airlifted to the Atlanta Medical Center in critical condition, said Clayton County police spokesman Clarence...

Blaylock's condition improves after crash

Former NBA All-Star guard Daron ''Mookie'' Blaylock has been upgraded to serious condition a day after his SUV crashed head-on into a van and killed a woman. Atlanta Medical Center spokeswoman Nicole Gustin said Saturday that the 46-year-old Blaylock had been upgraded to serious condition. On Friday, the hospital listed Blaylock in critical condition, and police...

Developing: Mookie Blaylock on Life Support After Crashing Car

Former NBA All-star Mookie Blaylock is on life-support late Friday afternoon after being critically injured in a crash south of Atlanta. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Blaylock was hurt when his car crossed the median and hit an oncoming vehicle head on. They report at least two people transported in critical condition as of this posting (6:50pm) Read the...

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