Vikings rookie receiver Jordan Addison, clocked at 140 mph in his sports activities automotive on Interstate 94 in St. Paul, has agreed to plead responsible to dashing. A cost of reckless driving will probably be dismissed, in accordance with a court docket doc filed Wednesday.
Addison was initially cited for 2 misdemeanors. As a part of a sentencing settlement, the dashing cost will probably be amended to a petty misdemeanor.
A Minnesota State Patrol trooper pulled Addison over in a 2021 Lamborghini Urus on July 20 about 3:15 a.m. on eastbound I-94 close to Dale Avenue. The velocity restrict there may be 55 mph.
“Driver acknowledged his canine was having an emergency at his residence, and that was the rationale for his velocity,” the quotation acknowledged. Addison issued a public apology the day after he was pulled over.
Addison is to pay a $300 effective, in extra to surcharges of $386, for a complete of $686.
Underneath state legislation, a conviction for dashing in extra of 100 mph contains revocation of a driver’s license for six months, in accordance with Assistant St. Paul Metropolis Lawyer Steven Heng.
The plea settlement is in step with related instances, Heng mentioned. It’s topic to approval by a decide.
The Vikings signed Addison to a four-year, $13.7 million deal on Might 17.
Addison has been turning heads at Vikings coaching camp, showcasing why the Vikings chosen him No. 23 general within the 2023 NFL Draft.
He was positioned in concussion protocol final week after making a catch late in a follow. He has since cleared concussion protocol and was a full participant within the joint follow with the Arizona Cardinals on Wednesday.
Dane Mizutani contributed to this report.