Swans ten million dollar forward Lance Franklin was “truly sorry” after crashing into four cars at Rose Bay last night.
The incident occurred just after 7pm, and Swans coach John Longmire said police “spoke to Lance for half an hour after that”. He”spoke to them and they were more than happy that that was the version of events that was given and that was what actually happened.”
Franklin briefly addressed media at the SCG this morning saying his immediate reaction was “obviously shock”.
“I truly am sorry for any inconvenience I have caused to the other peoples car,” Buddy said.
According to Franklin, he failed to see a parked car on the side of the road.
“I didn’t see the car on the left hand side of the road,” he said.
“I wasn’t texting, I wasn’t speeding. I’m so glad that no one was hurt in this case.”
Franklin is hoping the victims cars are taken care of as soon as possible said he wants to move on from this ordeal and focus on Melbourne this Saturday.
“I just want to move forward as quickly as possible and get onto this week’s game,” he said.
Swans coach John Longmire was relieved no one was hurt in the accident.
Longmire was confident Lance could continue playing good football despite the shake up.
“Ultimately he’s here to play football, and it was a really unfortunate thing that happened last night, but we’re here to prepare today, and prepare for Melbourne this week,” Longmire said. – Report and photo by Lyndon Hall