Prime Gear co-presenter Freddie Flintoff is assuring followers that he’s okay after being concerned in a critical mishap on set.
Flintoff was driving a super-powered Time Bandit at Elvington Airfield earlier this week for an upcoming phase, when his trike overshot the runway to careen onto the close by grass.
In accordance with The Mirror, an on-set ambulance was deployed to verify Flintoff over however he was given the all-clear to renew filming on Prime Gear on Wednesday (September 11).
“I’m completely high-quality and was again filming at the moment,” Flintoff has since mentioned in an announcement. “I’m going to nice lengths to verify I do properly in Prime Gear drag races however on this event I went just a few lengths too far.
“It would look extra ridiculous than harmful whenever you see it on TV.”
The incident occurred on the identical website the place former Prime Gear presenter Richard Hammond was injured in a mishap whereas driving a jet-powered automotive at 288mph again in 2006.
A BBC spokesperson responded to Flintoff’s accident by insisting that “well being and security” stays a prime precedence for the Prime Gear crew.
“As viewers of the latest collection can have seen, Freddie is usually eager to get ‘off the overwhelmed monitor’,” they mentioned.
“Tuesday’s filming at Elvington Airfield was no exception – however he suffered no accidents because of his spontaneous detour, as followers will see for themselves after we present the sequence in full within the subsequent collection.”
Freddie and the Prime Gear workforce will be again on screens for a Christmas special, after which for the upcoming 28th collection.
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