The 45-year-old man was immediately airlifted to a nearby hospital. Freddie was injured in an accident at the Top Gear proving ground this morning and the crew was on the scene immediately. He was reportedly rushed to hospital immediately.
Since 2019, he has been hosting Top Gear. Since then, Flintoff has been involved in multiple accidents.
The former England cricketer crashed on a market stall in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, in February 2019. He also crashed in a rally race while filming at Elvington Airport in Yorkshire in September of that year, but he was not injured.
At the same airport in 2006, former Top Gear host Richard Hammond was seriously injured and left in a coma.
Flintoff is well known as an international cricketer whose achievements stand out in English cricket history. After helping the side win the Championship for the first time in 18 years in 2005, he helped England regain the Ashes four years later.
He announced his retirement from the Test cricket at the end of the 2009 Ashes series. In 2010, he also announced his retirement from various other sports. In his last professional fight in Manchester in November 2012, he won by unanimous decision over American Richard Dawson.
When did Andrew Flintoff retire from cricket?
Andrew Flintoff retired from cricket after the 2009 Ashes series.
When will Andrew Flintoff join the BBC show Top gear?
Flintoff joined Top Gear in 2019 as host alongside Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris.
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