NFL RedZone's Scott Hanson was on the scene of a viral car crash


  • NFL RedZone host Scott Hanson responded to the scene of an accident involving a potential looter.
  • Hanson, a witness to a two-vehicle crash, filmed a TikTok user reaching into an overturned car.
  • Hanson was praised for taking care of the situation and making sure no one was hurt.

A popular TV presenter was recently the scene of a frightening incident. And he almost got into trouble.

The man is current NFL RedZone host Scott Hanson. And he reported on a multi-vehicle crash on Wednesday (via Bleacher Report/Dov Kleiman):

NFL Network's Scott Hanson confirmed he is the man in a viral video confronting a TikTok user filming the scene of a car crash. Hanson said Wednesday he witnessed a two-vehicle crash and stopped to check on the drivers involved before confronting the TikTok user who reached into an overturned car. The
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The moderator said he recorded the user in case he “tampered with a crime scene.”

So how did Hanson get there? And what are the details of the accident? Let's take a closer look…


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Scott Hanson had to report on a multi-vehicle accident on Tuesday evening.

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Hanson, who has worked for NFL media since 2006, arrived at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles just before 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, according to a TMZ report.

When he arrived at the scene, he saw a potential looter/social media influencer attempting to steal what appeared to be a watermelon from an overturned vehicle. Hanson responded on Twitter:

Given the speed at which things can go viral on social media these days, some people praised and appreciated Hanson for his actions.

Key statistics on the multi-vehicle accident reported by Scott Hanson


20:23 Tuesday


Westwood District, Los Angeles


No injuries; two vehicles collided, one overturned.

Fortunately, no one was injured at the scene. As Hanson told another social media user:

“Yes, I'm fine. I witnessed it – I wasn't in either car. Horrible accident. I checked on the survivors and then saw this idiot trying to exploit the situation for his social media. I shouldn't be surprised, but I was/am. Disheartening.

Hanson was the face of the NFL RedZone show that changed the NFL broadcasting landscape, and his popularity as a sports personality has grown since his first stint in the ranks. After this incident, he can now be considered a Good Samaritan icon.

Source: Bleacher Report

Accident report statistics courtesy of TMZ.


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