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Ashes 2005 Hero Andrew Flintoff Unhurt After High-Speed Top Gear Crash

Top Gear presenter Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff, who played a key role for England in their Ashes win in 2005, has said he is "absolutely fine" after an incident involving a three-wheeled motorcycle.

Ashes 2005 Hero Andrew Flintoff Unhurt After High-Speed Top Gear Crash
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Ashes 2005 Hero Andrew Flintoff Unhurt After High-Speed Top Gear Crash
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2019-09-12T16:33:55+05:30

Former England cricket captain Andrew Flintoff has said he is "absolutely fine" after being involved in an accident while filming BBC motor show Top Gear.

(Cricket News)

Flintoff was driving a three-wheel trike at Elvington Airfield near York - the same venue where ex-Top Gear host Richard Hammond experienced a near-fatal crash in 2006.

The 41-year-old Flintoff, who was reported to have reached a top speed of 124mph on Tuesday, insisted he came out unscathed.

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"I'm absolutely fine and was back filming [on Wednesday]," Flintoff told The Mirror newspaper.

"I go to great lengths to make sure I do well in Top Gear drag races but on this occasion, I went a few lengths too far! It will look more ridiculous than dangerous when you see it on TV."

Flintoff is one of the new hosts of Top Gear, having been handed the job last October.

Flintoff represented England in 79 Tests, 141 ODIs and seven T20s. His all-round show (402 runs and 24 wickets) in the Ashes 2005 helped England win the series 2-1. 

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