Chiefs’ Rashee Rice meets with police, takes ‘full responsibility’ for six-vehicle Dallas crash

Chiefs wide receiver Rashee Rice took “full responsibility” for his involvement in a six-vehicle accident on Saturday in Dallas, which left multiple people injured and a 4-year-old boy shaking and crying, in a statement on social media.

It came after police confirmed to The Dallas Morning News they were searching for the 23-year-old Rice as a suspected driver who was in a high-speed race between a Corvette and Lamborghini before a crash that resulted in four people suffering minor injuries — with two individuals hospitalized and two treated at the scene.

“Today I met with Dallas PD investigators regarding Saturday’s accident,” Rice shared on his X and Instagram accounts. “I take full responsibility for my part in this matter and will continue to cooperate with the necessary authorities. I sincerely apologize to everyone impacted in Saturday’s accident.”

Chiefs wide receiver Rashee Rice took “full responsibility” for his involvement in a six-vehicle accident that took place in Dallas on March 30, 2024. Instagram/Rashee Rice
Rashee Rice #4 of the Kansas City Chiefs warms up before Super Bowl LVIII against the Kansas City Chiefs at Allegiant Stadium on February 11, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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The scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the North Central Expressway in northeast Dallas involving a Corvette racing a Lamborghini on March 30, 2024. TMZ Sports

The drivers of the Corvette and Lamborghini fled from the scene after the crash without stopping to check on anyone, a Dallas police spokesperson told the Morning News.

Rice shared the statement after he admitted to being involved in the crash in a text message to the company that owned the Lamborghini he leased, according to a TMZ report on Tuesday.

The scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the North Central Expressway in northeast Dallas involving a Corvette racing a Lamborghini on March 30, 2024. TMZ Sports
The scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the North Central Expressway in northeast Dallas involving a Corvette racing a Lamborghini on March 30, 2024. TMZ Sports
The scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the North Central Expressway in northeast Dallas involving a Corvette racing a Lamborghini on March 30, 2024. TMZ Sports

Kyle Coker, a lawyer from The Classic Lifestyle where Rice leased the Lamborghini, told TMZ that the Chiefs star was in the Lamborghini at the time of the crash and owns the Corvette, which was driven by a friend.

Coker also said his client sent a text message to The Classic Lifestyle, informing them of the crash and promising to pay for the luxury car, which was totaled.

The scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the North Central Expressway in northeast Dallas involving a Corvette racing a Lamborghini on March 30, 2024. TMZ Sports
The scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the North Central Expressway in northeast Dallas involving a Corvette racing a Lamborghini on March 30, 2024. TMZ Sports

Coker also said Rice was the only one permitted to drive the 2021 matte black Lamborghini — which he leased for $1,749 a day — per the leasing agreement.

Dashcam video obtained by WFAA showed the moment the two speeding cars lost control and crashed with several other vehicles.

The scene of a multi-vehicle crash on the North Central Expressway in northeast Dallas involving a Corvette racing a Lamborghini on March 30, 2024. WFAA/Bill Nabors

Photos from the crash site were obtained by TMZ, which, according to witnesses, showed occupants of the two cars that caused the crash leaving the scene and walking along the side of the expressway while first responders tended to the victims.

Rice, who grew up in North Richland Hills outside of Fort Worth, Texas, reportedly was with friends at a bar/restaurant, Local Tap & Table hours before the crash.

The Chiefs and the NFL are monitoring the situation.

San Francisco 49ers safety Logan Ryan (33) tackles Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Rashee Rice (4) during the second quarter of Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium.
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Rice won Super Bowl 2024 when the Chiefs beat the 49ers in February, as he collected six catches for 39 yards in the big game.

A second-round (55th overall) pick out of SMU in the 2023 NFL Draft, Rice had the most postseason receptions by a rookie ever with 26 this past year.

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