Charissa Thompson Reveals She Was Involved in Scary Car Crash

by Nick Geddes
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Amazon Prime “Thursday Night Football” host Charissa Thompson revealed Thursday that she was recently involved in a scary car accident.

Thompson shared photos of the crash on her Instagram story, via the New York Post. Thompson said that she was grateful to be able to walk away from the crash.

“I’m saying this because @mercedesbenzusa saved me today,” Thompson said. “I was able to walk away and for that I’m forever grateful. No this isn’t an ad. This is true appreciation for a company I have always loved … even more than ever.”

Thomson, 40, wears many different hats. She anchors “Fox NFL Kickoff” ahead of every NFL Sunday on the network. In addition, Thompson co-hosts the “Calm Down with Erin and Charissa” podcast with fellow Fox Sports broadcaster Erin Andrews.

Charissa Thompson Taking on New Role

Thompson is flanked by former NFL players in Tony Gonzalez, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Andrew Whitworth and Richard Sherman on the Amazon pre and postgame panel. She expressed her excitement for the new role during the offseason.

“I’m beyond thrilled to be joining Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football crew on the road each week this season,” Thompson said. “This is an exciting opportunity for me to expand my NFL responsibilities and I can’t wait to work with Ryan, Richard—whom I affectionately call ‘Sherm’ (12th Man respect)—and my old friend Tony Gonzalez.”