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Kidd apologizes on Twitter for arrest on DWI charge

Associated Press

7/20/2012 8:55:48 PM

NEW YORK - Jason Kidd has apologized on Twitter for his arrest on a drunken-driving charge after an accident last week.

Days after signing with the Knicks, Kidd crashed his SUV into a telephone pole in the Hamptons on Sunday, Southampton Town police said. He was treated at a hospital for minor injuries after the 2010 Cadillac Escalade he was driving hit a pole and veered into the woods around 2 a.m.

Kidd writes Friday that he regrets "any disruption my accident last weekend may have caused members of the community and want to thank the local authorities."

In another posting, Kidd also thanks his family and friends for their support.