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Lakers' Lamar Odom involved in car accident last week

Lamar_275 Lamar Odom was involved in a car accident late last week, according to multiple reports.

The Lakers forward -- who was in his hometown of Queens, New York, for his cousin's funeral -- was being driven by a chauffeur to a barber shop in his old Jamaica neighborhood Thursday when the car struck and injured a motorcyclist and a pedestrian, according to reports.

The motorcyclist and 15-year-old pedestrian were taken to the hospital with serious injuries, according to, which first reported the incident. A source told the New York Post that Odom was not seriously injured.

Odom's wife, Khloe Kardashian, was not in the car at the time, according to her publicist.

-- Chuck Schilken

The Sports Xchange contributed to this report.

Photo: Lamar Odom. Credit: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

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