[UPDATED:] Colt Brennan, Former Mater Dei QB, In Car Accident And In 'Serious Condition'

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The record-setting QB is in a Hawaii hospital in serious condition.
Update, November 22, 11:03 a.m.: Terry Brennan indicated to reporters that his son, Colt, is "heavily sedated" and is "far from being alert." Colt is able to acknowledge that family and doctors are in the room, through hand signals, but hasn't been able to speak since the accident on Friday morning on the Big Island of Hawaii.

According to the Washington Post report, Brennan was removed from a ventilator Saturday, but is still recovering from a punctured lung, four broken ribs, a broken left clavicle, broken cheekbone and broken left eye socket. He's at the Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu.
There are no details of the condition of Colt's girlfriend, Shakti Stream, who was driving the SUV when it was involved in the accident.

The driver of the other vehicle, 47-year-old Theresa Wang, remains in serious condition in the same hospital as Brennan. Wang's husband told KHON2, "She has multiple broken bones from her legs to her arms to her neck and her hip and so far the surgeons have only repaired the broken bones in her legs, her condition not stable enough for them to continue further surgery."

Update, November 20, 4:15 p.m.: Colt Brennan's condition has been upgraded to stable, according to hospital officials, TMZ reports.

The TMZ link also has photos of the automobiles involved in the accident.

Update, November 19, 8:30 p.m.: Colt Brennan's father, Terry, spoke to a local news station and said his son has "broken ribs, a broken left collarbone and also suffered head injuries in the crash," according to an ESPN report. Doctors are uncertain about the severity of the head injuries. Brennan is being transferred to a hospital on Oahu for further treatment. The status of the women involved in the accident is unknown at this time. 

Original Post, November 19, 6:59 p.m.: ​​Colt Brennan, a former Mater Dei quarterback and short-lived NFL player, was in a car accident early today and "seriously injured" according to an AOL Fanhouse report.

Brennan was riding in the passenger seat in his own vehicle, a 1996 Toyota SUV, while his girlfriend was driving near the Kona Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii. The vehicle Brennan was in drifted across the center line of Kaahumanu Highway and struck an oncoming vehicle head-on. 

Brennan, his girlfriend and the driver of the other vehicle, a 47-year-old woman, were also transported to a nearby hospital and listed in serious condition.

Brennan's agent, Ryan Tollner, Tweeted early in day about the accident. Later in the day he released the following statement:

"We have been informed that Colt was injured as a passenger in car accident this morning on The Big Island of Hawaii. He was taken to Kona Community Hospital and has since been transported to Honolulu for further medical attention. We do not know the severity of his injuries at this point, but that his condition is serious. We are not aware of the status of anyone else involved in the accident but our thoughts and prayers are with them. No details of the accident have been revealed to us. Colt's family asks that the public is respectful of the hospitals and medical staffs focused on treating the individuals involved in this accident."

A local news station in Hawaii, KHON2, reports that two negligent injury investigations have been opened, and that it is unknown whether "speed, drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash."
 
While at Mater Dei High School, Brennan was the back-up to Matt Leinart until Leinart graduated. Following graduation, Brennan attended the University of Colorado, where he experienced some trouble with the law, being convicted of felony burglary and trespassing. He was expelled from the university and then attended Saddleback Community College. After one season at SCC, he transferred to the University of Hawaii, and walked-on to the team. His first season he won the starting spot and over the course of three seasons he set multiple offensive records. Following the 2006 season, he finished sixth in voting for the Heisman Trophy, which is awarded to college football's best player.

In 2008, Brennan was drafted in the sixth round (186th overall) of the NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. After a successful preseason, he had a season-ending injury; he was released before the 2010 season. He was signed by the Oakland Raiders soon after, only to be released a month later. 

At the time of the car accident, Brennan was a free agent.
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