Update on Illinois Freshman Brian Carlwell

The two Illini players hurt in the car accident Smith was released and Carlwell status has now been reported by sources from the University of Illinois, read here for the latest.

CHAMPAIGN--Brian Carlwell's condition has been upgraded to fair. Carlwell's parents arrived in Urbana early Tuesday morning from suburban Chicago and are staying with him. The coaching staff and many of his teammates also visited him yesterday at the hospital.

The car wreck happened when sophomore guard Jamar Smith with freshman Brian Carlwell a passenger of the vehicle. Their car crossed the center line around the 2000 block of South First Street in Champaign, according to reports the 1-car accident took place around 11:30.

InsideIllini.com tried to speak with the family (Carlwell) but couldn't reach the family for comments.

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