Karl-Anthony Towns Reveals He Was Hit by a Drunk Driver, Says Jordyn Woods Helped Him Recover

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Karl-Anthony Towns gave his girlfriend Jordyn Woods tremendous credit for helping him through troublesome times.

Woods, 23, has been a support system for Towns, 25, amid the death of his mother Jacqueline Towns from COVID-19 in April 2020, deaths of other family members from the virus and his testing positive for the novel coronavirus in early January.

In a shocking reveal, the Minnesota Timberwolves player said on his Instagram Stories on Thursday that he was hit by a drunk driver in the off-season of the NBA and Woods helped him recover.

"How do you stay so strong after overcoming so much?" a fan asked the NBA player in a Q&A.

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Towns credited his faith, a positive attitude, his family and friends and Woods for keeping him "sane and humble."

"My woman has held me down more than the world knows. From my mother and family members dying (1 on her bday in Cabo), getting hit by a drunk driver (was 2pm in the afternoon FYI) in LA this Off-Season and staying with me in the hospital for the night and helping me in rehab, to this stint with COVID she has been there with me every step of the way and stayed ten toes down," he shared.

The NBA player added of Woods, "My love for her knows no bounds and I would be remiss if I don't acknowledge the power a good woman can have in your life. Men, treat your woman like a Queen so she can treat you like a King."

It's unclear if the car crash Towns was referring to was his accident in Feb. 2019 or if this was another collision.

Woods and Towns became Instagram official with their relationship in Sep. 2020.

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The model also confirmed that she and her family have tested negative

In the Feb. 2019 crash, Towns was hit by a semi-truck in Minneapolis, the Washington Post reported.

"I would say I had a 5 percent chance of making it out alive," Towns said at a press conference. "I hit the 5 percent mark. And then, I'd say 4 percent was to be seriously injured, and 1 percent was to be minorly injured. And I came out in the 1 percent, so it's not bad."