Andrew Flintoff was taken to the hospital following a vehicle accident on the Top Gear set. Flintoff became a host of the popular BBC sports program Top Gear in 2019.
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff was transport to the hospital. After getting into a car accident while shooting an episode of the BBC show Top Gear. At the Surrey Dunsfold Park Aerodrome on Monday, there was a car collision. Despite what the English media reported following the horrible incident, the injuries are not life threatening.
The once erratic English cricket player left the sport in 2010. And has since been a fixture on television reality programs. In 2019, he became a host on the iconic BBC sports program Top Gear. The medics going with the crew on Monday were require because Flintoff had been in an accident. At one of the test courses for the performance.
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“Freddie was injured in an accident at the Top Gear test track this morning – with crew medics attending the scene immediately. He has been taken to hospital for further treatment and we will confirm more details in due course,”BBC said.
The Sun reports that the team followed all health and safety precautions while filming, thus the ex-cricketers’ injuries are believe to be “not life threatening.” Additionally, Flintoff wasn’t traveling at a fast rate of speed, saving his life.
“All the usual health and safety measures were in place for filming too. Freddie was taken to the hospital by air ambulance shortly afterward. Filming has been postponed for now and all anyone cares about is Freddie recovering,”A source told The Sun.
The Englishman was in another accident in 2019, surviving a collision at 125 mph when a different edition of the well-known television program was being film.
“I go to great lengths to make sure I do well in Top Gear drag races but, on this occasion, I went a few lengths too far. It will look more ridiculous than dangerous when you see it on TV,”Flintoff said.