Sister Of Boston Celtics Star Isaiah Thomas Killed In Car Accident
Chyna J. Thomas, the sister of Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas, was killed in the early morning hours of Saturday in a one car accident.
“Washington State Patrol says 22 year old Chyna Thomas was driving southbound on I-5 when the accident happened. Witnesses at the scene told troopers the car was traveling what they at what described as a normal rate of speed. Troopers believe Thomas may have fallen asleep behind the wheel.
“The witnesses observed the silver vehicle in the left lane just suddenly drift toward the left shoulder, leaving the roadway, said Washington State Patrol Trooper Nick King. “Unfortunately at that point, (she) drove along a cement railing, a Jersey barrier which vaulted the vehicle up in the air, made it become airborne, and it struck a raised sign structure.”
Trooper King tweeted out that the young woman was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident. He tells Q13 News that there are no signs of impairment.”
The accident remains under investigation.
The Celtics are scheduled to play the Chicago Bulls in the NBA playoffs Sunday in Boston.