Big Brother’s Victor Arroyo Injured in Car Crash

Nicole Franzel and Victor Arroyo


Victor Arroyo with his wife and fellow “Big Brother” alum Nicole Franzel.

Victor Arroyo of “Big Brother 18″ was injured in a car crash on October 12 near his home in Michigan.

Although he reported that his injuries were minor (“minor ankle injury and a sore neck”), the new dad took to his Instagram story to warn his followers to “be careful out there.” Arroyo’s wife and fellow “Big Brother” alum Nicole Franzel explained what happened on her Instagram story. A deer came into the road while Arroyo was driving and he “tried to go around it and ended up in a ditch,” Franzel wrote in her story.

In his story, Arroyo added that the car went airborne during the incident. He referred to Franzel, who has a nursing degree, as his “nurse right at home” and assured his followers he’ll be fine. “Crutches for a week and I’ll be good,” he said.

Arroyo posted photos of his wrecked car on his Instagram story. “The car is totaled but we are just so glad he is okay,” Franzel wrote in her story. “Watch for deer (especially right now) and hug your loved ones tight. Life is unpredictable. Sometimes it takes something like this to remind ourselves just how fragile life is,” she added.

InstagramArroyo’s car after the crash.

Arroyo is a State Police Officer

Arroyo is a Michigan State Trooper. According to WNEM, Arroyo graduated from the 136th Trooper Recruit School in December 2019. He gave a speech at his graduating ceremony.

In November 2019, he gave Franzel a shoutout on Instagram saying she had “been so amazing & supportive through this process” of his training.

In May 2021, Franzel shared on Instagram that Arroyo was also back in school on his days off from work.

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