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Derek Fisher Arrested on Suspicion of DUI Following Car Accident

Gigionthat.com has learned Former NBA player Derek Fisher (42) was arrested on suspicion of DUI after his vehicle overturned on the 101 Freeway in Sherman Oaks, CA early Sunday (June 4th).

Authorities say Fisher was driving on U.S. 101 in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles when his 2015 Cadillac veered onto the right shoulder while approaching an interchange. 

The car hit the shoulder’s concrete curb and guardrail, overturned and came to a rest on its roof.

The Highway Patrol says officers discovered that Fisher had been drinking and he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. 

He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol without incident. The following statement was released from Fisher:

On behalf of Derek Fisher and Gloria Govan, they would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers. They are beyond grateful that they are both okay and that no one else was involved. Although no arrests were made, Mr. Fisher was detained for a short period of time. Both Derek and Gloria are home recovering and ask that you respect their privacy.

The couple adds,

We would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers. We are beyond grateful that we are both ok and no one else was involved.

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