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Brave Freddie Flintoff Speaks Out for the First Time Since Top Gear Crash

, Brave Freddie Flintoff Speaks Out for the First Time Since Top Gear Crash

A Touching Moment

England cricket legend, Freddie Flintoff, has spoken publicly for the first time since his horrific crash on the set of Top Gear. The 45-year-old suffered serious facial injuries and broken ribs during the crash, which occured while filming the popular show in December of last year.

A Near-Fatal Accident

Flintoff was driving an open-topped three-wheeled Morgan Super 3 when it flipped over at the Dunsfold Park Aerodrome in Surrey. Shockingly, he was not wearing a helmet at the time, causing his face to scrape along the ground. He had to wait 45 minutes to be airlifted to the hospital.

A Heartwarming Gesture

Although he hadn't been seen in public much since the accident, Flintoff recently joined the England Cricket team as a mentor. In a heartwarming video posted to Twitter, he presented cricketer Tom Hartley with his cap for the England Cricket team. In his speech, Flintoff emphasized the team's strong bond and support for one another in both good times and bad.

Safety Concerns and Controversy

Following the accident, it was revealed that Flintoff had expressed safety concerns to Top Gear crew members on the day of the crash. He questioned the suitability of the stunt given the vehicle and track conditions. The BBC, which produces Top Gear, has been accused of failings in its duty of care towards Flintoff. As a result, Flintoff has decided to quit the show.

, Brave Freddie Flintoff Speaks Out for the First Time Since Top Gear Crash

It remains unclear whether Top Gear will continue without him, as employees have openly discussed the possibility of the show never returning to screens.

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