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Lions WR Burleson breaks arm in car accident

Allen Park, MI (Sports Network) - Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson was involved in a single-car accident and suffered a broken arm.

He will have surgery Tuesday.

Police say there was no alcohol involved in the accident.

"We will provide appropriate updates when more information on Burleson's condition becomes available," the team said in a statement.

The 32-year-old Burleson has 19 catches for 239 yards in three games for the Lions (2-1) this season.

09/24 09:38:11 ET