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.