2021 NCAA Champion AJ Ferrari (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com)
Monday evening, 2021 NCAA Champion AJ Ferrari was involved in an auto accident on the way back to Stillwater. Shortly after, rumors circulated about the severity of the accident and circumstances related to the situation. Later that evening, the Oklahoma State athletic department released a statement regarding the accident which read:
Oklahoma State wrestler AJ Ferrari and runner Isai Rodriguez were involved in an auto accident at approximately 8 p.m. tonight as they were returning to Stillwater following an appearance at a youth wrestling practice in nearby Cushing.
Ferrari was transported via helicopter to an Oklahoma City hospital, where he is responsive. Ferrari's injuries are not life-threatening. Rodriguez is also being treated for injuries that are not life-threatening.
According to law enforcement officials, there were no fatalities or serious injuries to anyone else involved in the accident.
Ferrari's father also used social media to keep the public informed on the situation: