Boston Celtics Star Isaiah Thomas’s Sister Passes Away In Car Crash
Chyna J. Thomas, the 22-year-old sister of Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas, was killed in a one-car crash early Saturday morning on Interstate-5 in Federal Way, Washington.
According to multiple reports, the accident occurred at approximately 5 a.m. Per Washington State Police, Thomas’ 1998 Toyota Camry drifted off and into a Jersey barrier. The barrier resided approximately 50 feet off the road It was also reported that she was not wearing her seat belt. For more on the tragedy, click here
Some in Isaiah Thomas’s inner circle are headed to Boston in the morning to be here with him.
— Adam Himmelsbach (@AdamHimmelsbach) April 15, 2017
We are terribly saddened by the tragic loss of Chyna Thomas. The thoughts & prayers of the entire organization are with Isaiah & his family.
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) April 16, 2017
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement regarding the passing of Chyna Thomas, sister of Isaiah Thomas of the Celtics. pic.twitter.com/iPOFte2jzM
— NBA (@NBA) April 16, 2017
The Boston Celtics are slated to take on the Chicago Bulls in game 1 of their NBA Playoff run and at this time Thomas will play. Our prayers are with IT and his family.