Brady emerges from car accident 'shaken,' not seriously hurt

As radio station WEEI first reported, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady(notes) was involved in a car accident Thursday morning in downtown Boston. The quarterback was just "shaken," acording to all reports, and did not go to the hospital. He went to team facilities at Gillette Stadium after the crash.

[Photos: See scenes from Tom Brady's crash site ]

News7 reports that Brady was driving through an intersection with the green light, when another driver in a minivan ran a red light and was "T-boned" by Brady's car. The Jaws of Life were used by the fire department to remove the driver of the minivan, who was then transported to Brigham and Women's Hospital.

News7 also has video up from the accident scene on its site.

We will keep you posted with more news as it becomes available.

The Patriots play the Cincinnati Bengals at home this Sunday. Brady is also rumored to be close to signing a multi-year contract extension.

The Patriots have released a statement via Twitter:

Patriots QB Tom Brady was in a car accident this morning. He was not hospitalized and is expected at Gillette Stadium today. #fbless than a minute ago via TweetDeck

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