Ohio State RB Ezekiel Elliott cited for traffic incident

Monday December 28th, 2015

Ohio State Buckeyes running back Ezekiel Elliott was involved in a car crash before the team left for its bowl game Arizona, Columbus police told multiple outlets.

Police told The Columbus Dispatch that Elliott hit a puddle and hydroplaned before hitting another car that was carrying two passengers. He was cited for failure to control his vehicle, driving under suspension and driving without a license following the incident.

The junior still made the trip and is expected to play against Notre Dame, a school spokesperson told Fox Sports.

The No. 7 Buckeyes and No. 8 Fighting Irish meet in the Fiesta Bowl On New Year’s Day at 1 p.m.

- Kenny Ducey

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