On Wednesday, Gov. Pat McCrory tweeted a photo of the vehicle he was riding in when it was involved in a wreck just after the Super Bowl.
In his tweet, he said, “Thank goodness I was wearing my seat belt! Don’t forget to buckle up!”
According to the San Jose Mercury News, the vehicle McCrory was riding in was rear-ended on Highway 237 less than an hour after the game ended.
McCrory complained of pain after the wreck but was not taken to the hospital.
Officer Ross Lee told the San Jose Mercury News that shortly after the wreck McCrory was taken to his destination in a different vehicle.
“We were very fortunate, and while I am still proud of the Carolina Panthers, this puts the game in proper perspective,” McCrory said. “I want to thank the California Highway Patrol and EMS for their professionalism and quick action.”
Just before the wreck, McCrory tweeted congratulating the Panthers on an amazing season.