Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff is 'healing' according to his Top Gear co-star after he was recently seen months after he was involved in a crash while filming the BBC show which left him with facial injuries and broken ribs The former England cricket captain, 45, appeared with facial injuries in public for the first time in September, nine months after he was taken to hospital after he was hurt while filming the motoring show at its test track at Dunsfold Aerodrome last December (2022).
Freddie was reportedly not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash which meant his face was in direct contact with the ground causing it to scrape across the coarse area.
He is said to have had to wait 45 minutes before being airlifted to hospital following the crash. And even more worrying, on the back of an investigation, a report found that the car had no airbag. READ MORE: BBC Strictly Come Dancing's Angela Rippon supported over announcement with co-stars after dance-off anger READ MORE: Read more of today's top stories from the Manchester Evening News While Freddie, who is married to model and entrepreneur Rachael Wools, has been keeping had been keeping out of the spotlight following the crash, he made a special effort to join the England Cricket team to help mentor them last month.
Now, Chris Harris, who hosted Top Gear with Freddie and Paddy McGuinness, has offered an update during an appearance on BBC Breakfast on Thursday (November 9).