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WWE Statement on Jeff Hardy's Arrest & More Details on His Accident

12 March 2018

WWE wrestler Jeff Hardy has been arrested for "driving while impaired" after he allegedly crashed his auto into a guiderail. However, there were no reports stating if Hardy had sustained any injuries in the accident. This is standard procedure for such arrests in North Carolina.

The report also says Hardy ran off the road and struck about 105 feet of guardrail before spinning to the left and coming to rest in the middle of the northbound lane.

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The following statement was released by WWE regarding Hardy's weekend arrest per PWInsider. Neither the police nor the WWE have explained the details of his impairment.

Jeff Hardy has been out of action since September of a year ago, and underwent surgery to fix a torn rotator cuff back in October. He has a court date set for April 16 - eight days after WrestleMania 34, which is set for April 8 in New Orleans - and has already seen his drivers license revoked for a minimum of 30 days. He was recently cleared to return and was scheduled to begin training at the WWE Performance Centre in Orlando this month.

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The legendary high-flyer had received medical clearance from his surgeon to get back into the ring.

WWE taped The Ultimate Deletion match with Hardy vs. Wyatt at Matt's compound in Cameron, NC last week but there's no word yet on if Jeff was used at the filming or if WWE would edit him out due to the DWI charge.

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Another report from TMZ revealed that Hardy submitted to a breath test which revealed that he was three times over the legal limit. Hardy is part of The Hardy Boyz tag team with his real-life brother, Matt Hardy. He is the eighteenth Triple Crown Champion and the ninth Grand Slam Champion in WWE history.

WWE Statement on Jeff Hardy's Arrest & More Details on His Accident