Jon Jones Surrenders in Hit-and-Run Crash

Jon Jones

Jon Jones Surrenders in Hit-and-Run Crash

Light-heavyweight champ faces felony charge for leaving scene of an accident.

Published April 28, 2015

Jon Jones turned himself in to the Albuquerque Police Department on Monday in connection to a hit-and-run incident Sunday and was released on bond.

The UFC light-heavyweight champion faces a felony charge of leaving the scene of a crime, a felony that potentially carries jail time, according to ESPN. Police are still investigating an early Sunday accident in which Jones struck the vehicle of a 25-year-old pregnant woman, breaking her arm as a result. She's reportedly scheduled for an ultrasound Tuesday.

"The preliminary statement that the woman suffered 'non-serious' injury was not entirely accurate," Albuquerque police spokesman Tanner Tixier told ESPN. "She did suffer a broken arm. That is confirmed."

The police report says witnesses saw a man believed to be Jones fleeing his vehicle after the accident. Marijuana and a marijuana pipe were later found inside of Jones's car.

Jones is scheduled to face Anthony Johnson on May 23 in Las Vegas.

Back in January, Jones checked himself in to rehab for drug treatment. 

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Written by BET-Staff


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