Raiders LB Ben Heeney O.K. after head-on collision

Tuesday March 29th, 2016

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Oakland Raiders linebacker Ben Heeney and his family were unharmed after being involved in a head-on collision while driving to an Easter church service in Kansas, he wrote in an Instagram post Sunday.

According to Heeney, the SUV that he was in was headed down a snowy freeway when it hit a wet patch and spun out. His photo shows the damage to the vehicle, which had the front right tire completely taken off.

The 23-year-old said that the driver of the vehicle that hit him did not sustain any injuries.

A Kansas-native, Heeney was drafted by the Raiders in the fifth round of the 2015 draft. He played in 15 games last season, making 27 solo tackles.

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