Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks was involved in a serious car accident in San Jose Tuesday. He was not hurt, according to the team.
The driver of the other car was injured. A witness told NBC Bay Area the second driver had his legs trapped for a time and appeared to be in a lot of pain.
He was taken away in an ambulance.
Marleau was driving on W. Taylor Street just a few blocks from SAP Center when his SUV collided with another vehicle, according to the witness.
This happened just after noon at the corner or Stockton and W. Taylor in front of a Salvation Army store.
Both cars suffered front-end damage.
The Sharks tweeted that Marleau was not injured.
#SJSharks forward Patrick Marleau is doing fine and was not injured after he was involved in a car accident in San Jose earlier today.
— San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) November 19, 2013
Marleau lives in Saratoga. The team is in town preparing for a home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.
Marleau, the team's all-time leading goal scorer, has been with the Sharks since 1997. He's a three-time all star and arguably the most well known member of the team.
Marleau, 34, has 20 points (10 goals, 10 assists) in 21 games this year. In 16 seasons all with San Jose, Marleau has 881 points (414 goals, 467 assists), according to CSN Bay Area.