15. Derrick Thomas
The Kansas City Chiefs defensive end was involved in a car accident in 2000.
The accident left him with injuries that cause a blood clot and he died in hospital the next day.
14. Drazen Petrovic
Arguably Croatia’s most famous NBA star, Drazen Petrovic was also involved in a car accident.
The New Jersey Nets shooting guard died in Germany after being hit by a large truck in 1993.