Chiefs’ Rashee Rice speaks out for the first time since ‘fleeing the scene of a car crash in Dallas after racing through traffic in a rented Lamborghini’: Super Bowl champ says he ‘takes full responsibility for my part’

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After reportedly fleeing the scene of a car crash in Dallas on Saturday, Kansas City Chiefs recipient Rashee Rice now says he takes full responsibility for the collision, which left several people injured.

“Today I met with Dallas Police Department investigators regarding Saturday’s accident,” Rice said in his statement, which he published on social media.

‘I take full responsibility for my part in this matter and will continue to cooperate with the necessary authorities. I sincerely apologize to everyone affected by Saturday’s accident.”

Rice leased a Lamborghini SUV that authorities say was one of two speeding sports cars that caused a chain reaction crash on a Dallas highway, an attorney for the company that owns the vehicle said Tuesday.

The occupants of the Lamborghini and the other speeding vehicle – a Corvette – left without determining if anyone needed medical attention or providing them with information, police said. A total of six vehicles were involved in the accident.

Rashee Rice has made his first statement since reportedly fleeing the scene of a car crash

Although he is accused of fleeing the scene of the accident, Rice now says he takes responsibility

Although he is accused of fleeing the scene of the accident, Rice now says he takes responsibility

Rice leased the Lamborghini from The Classic Lifestyle, said Kyle Coker, an attorney for the Dallas-based exotic car rental company. He said Rice would have been contractually the only person allowed to drive the vehicle, which costs about $1,750 a day and is worth about $250,000.

Police have said the drivers of a Corvette and a Lamborghini were speeding in the far left lane of the North Central Expressway when they lost control. The Lamborghini drove onto the shoulder and struck the center center wall, causing a chain reaction collision. Four people in the other vehicles were treated for minor injuries.

Police said Tuesday they were still working to identify suspects.

Rice’s attorney, State Senator Royce West, said Rice “will take all necessary steps to responsibly address this situation.” West did not respond to questions Tuesday and did not say whether Rice was driving any of the vehicles.

Rice, a member of the Super Bowl-winning Chiefs team, is from the Dallas area. He played for Southern Methodist University and grew up in the Fort Worth suburb of North Richland Hills.