by auditioning contributor Alyk:
Nick Bollea, son of wrestling super-star Hulk Hogan, released a statement regarding Sunday’s car accident in Clearwater, FL, which left his passenger, John Graziano, 22, in critical condition.Nick, 17, posted the statement on his Myspace blog, asked friends and fans to pray for his injured friend, a Marine who recently returned from Iraq.
I want to thank everyone who has sent their support to me. Right now I would like to ask all of you to focus your prayers on my friend John.
On Sunday, Nick lost control of his speeding Toyota Supra, eventually crashing into a palm tree. Nick and John were airlifted to a local hospital, where Nick was released the following day.A police spokesperson said the incident remains under investigation, with no charges filed at this time, although they do suspect Nick was driving at an “excessive speed” at the time of the crash.
Prior to this incident, Nick received three traffic citations in the past year. According to TMZ, Nick was cited once for driving 115 mph in a 70 mph zone, another time for driving 57 in a 30 mph zone, and driving 106 in a 70 mph zone.