NFL player Cam Newton said he is thankful to be alive after a car accident on Tuesday.
Newton also thanked fans for their support in an Instagram post Wednesday night.
“I do not know where to begin because by the look of that picture soMEone is supposed to be dead or severely injured worse than what I am right now!” Newton wrote. “While I am resting up the thought that keeps flashing in my mind is that GOD IS GOOD and someone has there protective hands on my life shielding me from any danger that may come my way!
“I thank you to the people who have been keeping me in there prayers and well wishes for a speedy recovery!”
“And as that crash constantly plays back in my mind every time I close my eyes, I can’t go another day without me THANKING GOD for the opportunities he has given me in my life and this accident puts ALOT of things in perspective of what’s important and what’s not!” Newton wrote on Instagram.
“So if you read this I challenge you to L1VE life to the fullness everyday!”
Newton included the hashtag “THANKyouJESUSforALLOWINGmeTOseeANOTHERday” in his post.
Newton was held at Carolinas Medical Center overnight for testing and observation. He was discharged from the hospital Wednesday morning.
I’m glad God was watching over him.