MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in northwest Miami-Dade Thursday night.READ MORE: Time To Clean Out Those Medicine Cabinets, DEA To Hold Annual Prescription Drug Take-Back With Drop-Off Locations Throughout South Florida
Walker was riding his dirt bike when he collided with an SUV at NW 21st Ave. and NW 75th St. just before 8 p.m.
His uncle showed up at the scene.
“The information I got was that it’s very bad,” Larry Eason said.
Walker was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in critical condition.
“Dirt bike traveling west bound on one of those dark streets, dressed in back with no lights could be a contributing factor,” said Miami-Dade Det. Dan Ferrin.
Family and friends gathered at the hospital waiting for an update.
“We’re praying. We ask everyone else to pray, make sure he gets out of surgery,” said Shalonda Martin, Walker’s sister.
Following news of the accident, the Baltimore Ravens tweeted out a statement from head coach John Harbaugh.
We have learned that CB Tray Walker has been involved in a serious motorbike accident in Southeast Florida. pic.twitter.com/vUyxQr3hcE
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) March 18, 2016
Fellow Ravens shaken by the news took to Twitter in support of their brother.
Tray was like a brother to me hearing some news like this hurts my heart.. I know Tray’s a fighter & he’s going to pull through. Love ya’!READ MORE: Houston Rockets: Sterling Brown Attacked, Injured In Miami
— Julian Wilson (@JWilson_2) March 18, 2016
Please send some prayers up for my teammate Tray! https://t.co/dBKAvOHm43
— Justin Forsett (@JForsett) March 18, 2016
Constantly praying for my brother tray!!! He will pull through! Trust and believe!! Luv bruh luv!
— Breshad Perriman (@B_Perriman11) March 18, 2016
— Kapron Lewis-Moore (@KLM_89) March 18, 2016
Asking for prayers tonight for Tray Walker….
— KamarAiken11 (@KamarAiken88) March 18, 2016
Walker, a Miami native, played high school football at Miami Northwestern and went on to play college ball at Texas Southern.
The 23-year-old cornerback was drafted by the Ravens in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
The rookie played in eight games – none started – and recorded two solo tackles.MORE NEWS: US Coast Guard Searches For Missing Swimmer In Miami Beach
CBS4 Producer/Reporter Silva Harapetian contributed to this report.