George Michael Airlifted to Hospital After Car Crash

Singer George Michael was involved in a car accident on the M1 motorway near St Albans, in Hertfordshire, UK yesterday, and airlifted to a hospital, the BBC reports:

MichaelA spokesman for Michael confirmed the 49-year-old had been involved in an accident, but said the singer only had "superficial cuts" and was "fine".

Michael was a passenger in a Range Rover and no other vehicles were involved, the spokesman added.

Connie Filippello said: "George Michael was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a traffic accident yesterday evening. No third party was involved.

"We have no further comment at this time."

Ambulance spokesman Gary Sanderson said: "The man who we believe to be in his 40s sustained a head injury and following treatment, stabilisation and immobilisation by land and air ambulance crews, he was flown to hospital for further care."

Police would not comment further on the details of the accident.

Posted May 17, 2013 at 10:16am ETC by Andy Towle
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