Jason Kidd apologizes for arrest on DWI charge

Jason Kidd in action during an NBA game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Phoenix Suns, March 8, 2012 in Phoenix, Ariz. Christian Petersen/Getty Images

(AP) 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.

NBA's Jason Kidd arrested for DWI

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.

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