We’ll use this thread to update the latest on the condition of Chad Jones. For more on what happened, read here
12:42 EST: The Times-Picayune says Jones is in guarded condition.
12:45 EST: Pro Football Talk is reporting that doctors are trying to save Jones’ leg. It had been reported that Jones’ leg was broken, and arteries and nerves were exposed.
12:46 EST: This is not for the faint of heart. Here’s a picture of the car that Jones was in. Please, if you are faint of heart, do not click on it.
2:42 EST: WAFB in Baton Rouge is reporting, via LSU director of baseball operations Ross Brevosky, that Jones is out of surgery, and doctors think he’ll keep both legs.
2:44 EST: The Daily News is reporting that the New Orleans Police Department charged Jones with “careless operation of a vehicle”
3:04 EST: Some conflicting reports now. PFT is reporting that Jones is alert after accident, but still in surgery. WDSU says the most severe injuries are to his left ankle and leg. They cite a source calling the injuries “dire”, and that amputation is still a possibility. Juan Kincaid of WWL-TV ( a CBS affiliate in New Orleans) reports that Jones has a shattered tibia and fibula, and has a severe laceration to his thigh. Kincaid also says he’s still in surgery.
3:12 EST: Tom Rock of Newsday is reporting that Jones is still in surgery and will be for a few more hours.