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Mario Balotelli grabbed headlines after a frightening car accident in Italy. The striker reportedly lost control of his car, colliding with a wall, but fortunately avoided any fatal injury. The 33-year-old star refused to take a breathalyzer test after the incident, which ignited controversy. In this regard, Balotelli finally speaks out and provides his perspective on the accident during an interview.

The accident took place in Orzinuovi, close to his hometown, Brescia, on Thursday, around 8:30 pm. Balotelli managed to free himself from the car and promptly received medical attention from the paramedics after the wreckage. However, the Italian forward had a heated episode with the local authorities after this unfortunate accident.

Why did Mario Balotelli remark after the fatal car accident?

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The former Man City star faced charges of driving in a drunken state following the confiscation of his driver’s license. He was captured walking with difficulty as he approached the ambulance. On this note, the Monza star highlighted that he was never intoxicated, but rather a driving mistake that resulted in the collision of his $109,000 Audi Q8. Balotelli said in Dillinger News,It was a driving error but I was certainly not drunk. I could have understood crates of them if there had been injuries or other people involved. I destroyed my car and went home with another, that’s how it is.

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Balotelli’s brother, Enock Barwuah, arrived at the scene to bring him home after mere first aid treatment. This contributes to one of the controversial incidents off the field during his tumultuous career. However, the veteran forward is solely concentrated on his performance with Adana Demirspor, having showcased his impressive scoring abilities this season.

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What’s next for the Italian star?

Balotelli made a resounding impact after returning to his Turkish Super Lig side with three goals in just five games this season. This adds up to his goal count of 22 goals for Adana Demirspor. The Italian international played notable stints with the European giants, including Inter Milan, AC Milan, Manchester City, and Liverpool. However, the ex-FC Sion forward’s injury woes and dip in form led him to a significant change in fortunes in the later stages of his career.

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Currently, Balotelli is plagued by a knee injury and he plans to undergo a diagnosis in Italy during the international break. The 33-year-old forward would look to return to action after a swift recovery from the injury concern. Moreover, the Liverpool star found himself fortunate to have avoided any additional injuries during the fatal car accident at Orzinuovi.

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