Rising Bellator featherweight Jordan Parsons was the victim of a hit-and-run accident Saturday night in Delray Beach, Fla., that has left him fighting for his life. One of Jordan’s legs had to be amputated and he is in critical condition. The 25-year-old Michigan native trains with the Blackzilians alongside the likes of Rashad Evans and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson.
Bellator released the following statement regarding the incident.
Bellator has been informed of a terrible accident that occurred last night involving featherweight fighter Jordan Parsons, who was struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run incident. We are still in the process of uncovering details and with his family’s consent, hope to have an update on his medical condition soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jordan and his family as he recovers.
The hit-and-run occurred on Lindell Blvd. and South Federal Highway in Delray Beach, Florida. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Delray Beach Police Department at (561) 243-7800.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with Jordan’s rising medical costs. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jordan and his family during this difficult time.