Detroit Lion Suh OK after crash in Portland

Police say NFL DT was not impaired, just lost control

Published On: Dec 03 2011 12:53:40 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 06 2011 04:24:16 PM EST
DETROIT -

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was involved in a car crash early Saturday morning in Portland, Oregon.

Portland police said Suh was driving a 1970 Chevrolet coupe southbound on Third Avenue in a downtown part of the city just after 1 a.m. when he lost control, hit a curb, a light pole, drinking fountain and finally a tree.

Listen: Suh 911 call

Police said the 24-year-old "was not impaired and simply lost control of his vehicle."

Suh and his two passengers were not hurt.

Police said Suh was "polite and cooperative" with officers.

Suh is a graduate of Portland's Grant High School.