Denver AP Published 12:50 p.m. ET F eb. 28, 2019 | Updated 8:46 p.m. ET F eb. 28, 2019 DENVER (AP) — Previous Denver Broncos and Houston Texans receiver Demaryius Thomas is facing a felony charge of automobile assault stemming from a crash earlier this month. Thomas was detained Wednesday after turning himself in and was likewise held on claims of reckless driving and not having evidence of insurance, both misdemeanors, cops said. He was released from jail Thursday. Thomas was involved in a crash on Feb. 16, a couple of days after he was released by the Texans. In a statement laying out the reasons for his arrest, cops stated Thomas was driving over 70 miles per hour, more than two times the speed limitation, at around 12:20 a.m. near downtown Denver when his SUV went off the roadway and turned end-over-end, after hitting a median. The SUV landed on its wheels and one of his 2 travelers suffered major injuries, the file stated. Thomas and the other passenger also were taken to the hospital after the crash. Thomas’ representative, Todd France, did not immediately respond to a comment demand from The Associated Press. Thomas played 7 games for Houston last year, making 23 receptions for 275 yards and 2 goals, prior to his season ended too soon when he tore his left Achilles tendon. He was got in October from Denver for a fourth-round draft choice to fill in after Will Fuller tore a knee ligament. The Texans and Broncos likewise changed seventh-round choices for this year’s draft. For his 9 pro seasons, Thomas has 688 catches for 9,330 lawns with 62 touchdowns. He has made 4 Pro Bowls and won the Super Bowl following the 2015 season with the Broncos. The 31- year-old was a first-round pick by the Broncos in 2010 and invested his entire profession there prior to last year’s trade. He is the second-leading receiver in Broncos’ history, with 9,055 backyards and 60 goal receptions. ___ Thank you! You’re nearly signed up for Sports Keep an eye out for an e-mail to validate your newsletter registration. More AP NFL: https://apnews. com/tag/NFL and https://twitter. com/AP_NFL Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights booked. This material might not be published, broadcast, rewritten or rearranged.