The BBC has confirmed that Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff was taken to hospital on Tuesday morning after being involved in an accident while working for Top Gear.
Following a statement, a BBC spokesman said: “Freddie was injured in an accident at the Top Gear test track this morning – the crew medical team was on the scene immediately.
“He has been taken to hospital for further treatment and we will confirm more details in due course.”
The 45-year-old father-of-four, who has hosted BBC One since 2019, was airlifted to hospital after the incident, but is not believed to have suffered any life-threatening injuries. Sun report.
The accident isn’t the first time Flintoff has faced since he started working on the show.
In February 2019, the presenter was involved in a minor incident when he crashed into a market stall in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
In September of the same year, he was again involved in an accident while driving a tricycle at a reported speed of 124 mph during filming for top gear at Elvington Airport in Yorkshire, but escaped the incident unharmed.
Before top gear presenter Richard Hammond was involved in a fatal crash at the same airport in 2006, leaving him in a coma.
https://www.independent.ie/style/celebrity/celebrity-news/freddie-flintoff-taken-to-hospital-after-accident-on-top-gear-test-track-42217917.html Freddie Flintoff hospitalized after accident on Top Gear test track