Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff hurt in Top Gear accident

Top Gear presenter Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff has been hurt in an accident while filming for the BBC show.

He received medical care at the scene before being taken to hospital for further treatment.

The incident happened at Top Gear’s test track at Dunsfold Park Aerodrome in Surrey.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening and a BBC spokesperson said details would be confirmed “in due course”.

It is understood that the accident did not happen at high speed.

The former England cricketer was involved in a scare while filming a Top Gear drag race in September 2019.

On that occasion he ran out of runway while driving a three-wheeled motorised trike at Elvington Airfield near York – he walked away unharmed from that incident.

Flintoff joined Top Gear as a host in 2019 and co-stars in the show with Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris.

He retired from international cricket in 2009 having played 79 Tests, 141 one-day internationals and seven T20s for England – he played a key…

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