Brandon Spikes hit with four charges for leaving scene after car crash

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The Massachusetts State Police didn’t buy the story about “hitting a deer” either.

Authorities there just announced that former Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes will face four charges after his recent automobile incident.

The MSP determined that Spikes “was speeding and driving negligently when he crashed his 2011 Maybach sedan into the back of a sport utility vehicle.”

He’s being charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury crash, operating a motor vehicle negligently to endanger, speeding and failure to stay within marked lanes.

He has already been punished by the Patriots, who cut him shortly after his abandoned vehicle was found on the side of Route 495 near Foxborough, where cops said an Onstar attendant told them the driver of the car said he hit a deer.

But cops say they saw no trace of a deer strike, or Spikes.

The crash caused minor injuries to a couple and a 12-year-old boy, but they were treated and released from a nearby hospital.

67 responses to “Brandon Spikes hit with four charges for leaving scene after car crash

  1. I guess you could say Brandon got Spiked with four charges.

    But seriously… what a knucklehead. What kind of person flees the scene after injuring someone, let alone when a child is involved?

  2. I never liked this guy. Never liked his on field production. His comments about the Patriots after he signed with Buffalo. And I never did understand why he was re-signed. I always imagined he’d be cut before the 53 man roster.

  3. Well at least he won’t get charged with DUI which is presumably why he fled the scene. Thankfully the innocent passengers of the other car weren’t seriously injured by that mental midget.

  4. …but no DUI or DWI.

    Not 100% that this was the case, but the word is out all over the country: hit something while drunk = you run.

  5. mack2x says:
    Jun 12, 2015 11:29 AM

    Those charges are nothing compared to the DUI he ran away from.

    Maybe he thought if he got away with the DUI he would escape being suspended. Little did he know the entire incident just flushed any future he had in the NFL.

  6. The voice recording from the On star should be the evidence he was driving. His headlights were not on and the victims said they never saw his car it happened so fast. The 12 yr. old is autistic and the mom was driving and did an incredible job of not losing control. What the he’ll is a marginal player doing driving a car like that? I bet he bought rims that cost more than most people’s cars.

  7. My favorite part is he was driving a Maybach…a car specifically designed to have a driver shuttling the rich person around in luxury so you don’t have to drive.

  8. At least Mass State Police took it seriously and are throwing the book at him.

    When Lance Briggs totaled his Lamborghini and fled all they gave him was failure to give immediate notice of an accident and improper lane usage. I’m sure he was drunk too.

  9. … how do they even know he was driving?

    I would imagine that if his prints are the only ones on the steering wheel, it could only have been him.

  10. Hey everybody,lets all make fun of a guy who made a mistake and paid the price!! it will make us all feel better about our pitiful lives 🙂

  11. This is the book on Spikes. Good at (hit and) run D but very poor at covering his (p)ass.

  12. Well he can kiss whatever NFL money he made goodbye. The people he hit will sue him and the settlement and lawyers fees will take most, from the photos the Maybach looks like a total so that’s no longer a saleable asset – and since he’s a 2nd tier LB who thought it was a good idea to buy a $500,000 car, I can’t imagine he invested the rest of his pay wisely. Not to mention the fact he’ll do some kind of jail time for this.

  13. If failing to show up for a drug test is treated by the NFL the same as an actual failed test, then fleeing the scene of an accident should be treated the same as an actual DUI.

  14. Hit and run suspect is a millionaire!!!… Absolutely ridiculous but this is the norm now… wow!

  15. Breaking rules followed by a terrible attempt at a cover up? Wonder where Spikes got that idea from? When Is Belichick’s press conference on the independent study he did on the braking distance of a Maybach?

  16. … how do they even know he was driving?

    The genius called police and said he hit a deer…

  17. henryjones20 says:Jun 12, 2015 12:07 PM

    Hey everybody,lets all make fun of a guy who made a mistake and paid the price!! it will make us all feel better about our pitiful lives

    A mistake?? Getting into an accident is a mistake! Leaving an injury accident that YOU caused is much much worse… Nice try…

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  18. Man-o-man! A SB caliber starter at a dirt cheap price for whoever has the guts to take him.

  19. It’s good he didn’t try to escape on foot, since most police officers are faster than he is.

  20. “… how do they even know he was driving?

    The genius called police and said he hit a deer.”

    The genius didn’t call police, OnStar called the police

  21. spyder9669 says:Jun 12, 2015 12:38 PM

    Who has a 12 yr old out at 3am anyway?
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    You really trying to blame the victim?

    Read the news report. they were vacationing on the cape in a hotel room. the child is autistic and was having a bad nite. So the “responsible” parents tried top get him home where he would be comfortable.

  22. Stick with your story Brandon.

    A deer jumped in front of me. I swerved to avoid it, but then I thought I hit it anyway. After that my car was driving funny so I pulled over and called a cab, figuring to have a tow truck get my car the next day.

    I’m so sorry I hit someone. Really, I was just trying to avoid hitting a deer.

    Say this with sincerity and maybe a throbbing, pleading in your voice, and the jury will melt. Even better if your lawyer can work in your inner city, ghetto upbringing and how proud your mother is of all you have accomplished.

    Keep saying this and the prosecutor will offer a sweetheart plea bargain.

    Needless to say, in the mean time stay out of late night bars and strip clubs. Don’t get caught drinking and driving or even being drunk in public. Become as innocent as a schoolboy for the next few weeks or months until you get this behind you…

    Then, stay an innocent school boy. Life will treat you more kindly if you do.

  23. Spyder9669 says:
    Who has a 12 yr old out at 3am anyway?

    Yeah let’s blame the people who were minding there own business for being hit from behind by a guy driving with his lights off who then fled the scene. There could have been a number of reasons why they were out none of which matter or are any of our business.

  24. angrylionsfan says:
    Jun 12, 2015 11:58 AM
    At least Mass State Police took it seriously and are throwing the book at him.

    When Lance Briggs totaled his Lamborghini and fled all they gave him was failure to give immediate notice of an accident and improper lane usage. I’m sure he was drunk too.
    ______________________________
    It’s a safe bet, but how can you be sure?

  25. Maybe the deer was the one driving? NPR did a documentary on this rare phenomenon, called “Tommy Boy.”

  26. fordmandalay says:
    Jun 12, 2015 12:09 PM
    Well he can kiss whatever NFL money he made goodbye. The people he hit will sue him and the settlement and lawyers fees will take most, from the photos the Maybach looks like a total so that’s no longer a saleable asset – and since he’s a 2nd tier LB who thought it was a good idea to buy a $500,000 car, I can’t imagine he invested the rest of his pay wisely. Not to mention the fact he’ll do some kind of jail time for this.
    ________________________________
    1)They have this really neat product called “insurance”
    2) How can you “imagine” anything about his financial status?
    3) He most likely will not do jail time for leaving the scene of an accident.

  27. kepdogg23 says:
    Jun 12, 2015 12:17 PM

    Breaking rules followed by a terrible attempt at a cover up? Wonder where Spikes got that idea from? When Is Belichick’s press conference on the independent study he did on the braking distance of a Maybach?
    ——————————————————–
    Geez, went long and deep for that one huh. Somewhere along the way you stepped out of bounds. Incomplete attempt on the boorish Belichick cheats, blah, blah, blah play. Huddle up with the other one track haters and try again.

  28. Hopefully the charges, jail time, and fines add up to waaay more than the DUI.

  29. And if I’m not mistaken, the maybach is built on an s class Mercedes chassis and backbone, which includes an accident warning system and infra red night vision assistance.

    Hahahahahha. What a tool.

    And if I’m not mistaken, the max penalties for some of those charges are far worse than your garden variety DUI charge are they not only imply that you left the scene to avoid the post accident investigation, but that you did so on purpose.

    These charges are NOT better than a DUI (for him).

  30. The thing called ‘insurance’ doesn’t usually cover damage caused in the commission of a crime.

  31. joetorontoisaclown says:
    Jun 12, 2015 1:10 PM
    angrylionsfan says:
    Jun 12, 2015 11:58 AM
    At least Mass State Police took it seriously and are throwing the book at him.

    When Lance Briggs totaled his Lamborghini and fled all they gave him was failure to give immediate notice of an accident and improper lane usage. I’m sure he was drunk too.
    ______________________________
    It’s a safe bet, but how can you be sure?

    ______________________________

    Most people don’t flee the scene after they crash their $350,000 car if they have done nothing wrong…..

  32. angrylionsfan says:
    Jun 12, 2015 2:41 PM

    Most people don’t flee the scene after they crash their $350,000 car if they have done nothing wrong…..

    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

    Would you say that is was “more probably than not” that he was under the influence?

  33. Former NFL ‘Run Stuffing’ Linebacker on the run is STUFFED by Police with four tickets.

    No longer able to find a spot on any NFL Teams Roster, Mr. Spikes finds himself doing community service in the North Pole next to elves stuffing presents into boxes.

  34. Spikes..? Didn’t he used to be a mediocre NFL player?
    I’m really not remembering him…

  35. I like who the “writers” here always refer to players as former Patriot, when someone gets in trouble. Jermaine Cunningham was a Jet and was labeled “Former Patriot.” Spikes was a Bill and no mention. Can’t wait for Tebow to get arrested And see, “Former Patriot, Tim Tebow.”

  36. TeamBalco says:
    Jun 12, 2015 12:02 PM

    Lance Briggs???

    #ImOld

    Pretty much, except the Patriots cut him instead of signing him to a multi-million dollar, multi-year contract just to play alongside a Hall Of Famer. ”

    You’re not old. Just informed.

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