Dan Walker has uncovered he is ‘glad to be alive’ right after being struck by a motor vehicle whilst driving a bicycle nowadays.
The former BBC presenter, 45, took selfies of his bloodied confront from the within of an ambulance as he shared facts of the frightening incident on the outskirts of Sheffield this early morning.
He tweeted: ‘Bit of an accident this morning. Glad to be alive following acquiring hit by a automobile on my bike. Facial area is a mess but I never imagine just about anything is broken.
‘Thanks to Shaun and Jamie for sorting me out and the pretty copper at the scene. This is my [sic] smiling. Thankful for our NHS.’
Walker, who now works for Channel 5, lives in Sheffield with his spouse and 3 young children and very last night time posted a image of the ‘beautiful sky’ about the town.
The previous BBC presenter, 45, took selfies of his bloodied encounter from the within of an ambulance as he shared information of the scary incident
Walker thanked the two paramedics who treated him for the injuries before tweeting a image of them from inside an ambulance
He posed with two smiling Yorkshire Ambulance Support paramedics as he was treated for his accidents.
It also tweeted following the incident, indicating: ‘Always proud of our wonderful staff members. Wishing you a fast recovery @mrdanwalker.’
Aspects of the crash are at present unknown and it has not been exposed if the driver stopped at the scene.
But Walker appeared in superior spirits, regardless of clear swelling to the decrease areas of his facial area.
Social media buyers have been rapid to deliver their well-needs, with Television colleagues also passing on their sympathy.
Jeremy Vine, who regularly posts clips of himself starting to be involved in incidents with motorists, extra: ‘Dan, so sorry to hear this. Looks seriously distressing. Hoping for a great restoration. Sending adore.’
Strictly Arrive Dancing judge Motsi Mabuse wrote: ‘Oh wow!!! Get perfectly quickly.’
Mark Clemmit stated: ‘Mate…..A lot adore from us.’
Dr Punam Krishan added: ‘Gosh! Glad you’re alright, what a shock that must’ve been. Hope you come to feel improved shortly x’.
Alan Hardy responded: ‘Simply terrible, so sorry Dan. Loathe my boys out biking, I’m on tender hooks and this is why. Get better quickly pal and hope it is just cuts and bruises.’
Walker hosted BBC Breakfast from 2016 and took component in the 2021 series of Strictly Occur Dancing, revealing he signed up for the exhibit to do some thing ‘fun’ and have a ‘giggle’ right after reporting on tough information tales during the pandemic.
He also hosted Soccer Concentration for 12 many years, alongside with typical appearances on Match of the Day, the Grand National, Royal Ascot and the NFL Present.
Walker tweeted: ‘Bit of an accident this morning. Happy to be alive just after receiving hit by a vehicle on my bike. Confront is a mess but I really don’t consider everything is broken.’
Very last 12 months he changed Sian Williams as the lead anchor for 5 Information following she introduced she was stepping down in April last calendar year.
He presents a quantity of other reveals Channel 5 together with Digging for Treasure.
Prior to leaving the BBC, he was 18th on the checklist for the corporation’s highest-paid stars, with a wage of £295,000.
It has been claimed that he could earn £1.5million over three many years with Channel 5.
He revealed previous yr how his early commences when operating at the BBC were ‘annoying’ his spouse and family members.
The broadcaster stated his previous part at BBC Breakfast necessary a 3am wake up.
Walker admitted he is even now an early riser even right after taking the position at Channel 5, joking that he once irritated his wife Sarah by ‘cleaning the garage out at 6 o’clock in the morning’.
Walker hosted BBC Breakfast from 2016 and took element in the 2021 sequence of Strictly Occur Dancing
For the duration of an physical appearance on Free Females in June, he reported: ‘I’m continue to waking up and getting up really early but my previous life used to be 3 o’clock alarm contact, so I’m even now obtaining up at 5 o’clock in the morning.
‘I think I’m bothersome my spouse and household at the moment since I uncover I’ve got so significantly much more power. I was cleansing the garage out at 6 o’clock in the early morning.
‘I by no means minded having up at three mainly because I felt I was acquiring a head get started on most people else so I have often got up early, I have never truly slept that substantially. At the time I get up, I just crack on.’
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